Category Archives: Arctic news
BERING STRAIT SHIPPING: SEA ICE, ECONOMICS, and GOVERNANCE will be held at 10am on January 12 with HENRY HUNTINGTON, Pew Charitable Trusts. Commercial vessel traffic through the Bering Strait is expected to increase in the coming years. Henry Huntington of … Continue reading
This new web-based tool, developed by a consortium of partners, allows users to view and download sea ice concentration data around Alaska from 1850 to the present. Continue reading
Trying to get a piece of equipment or a researcher out in the field this season? Visit a new map-based portal that displays information about upcoming research cruises in Alaska waters.
The USCG vessel Healy is conducting scientific research in the Arctic. Check out hourly photos of the Arctic Ocean from its high-mounted webcam… sunrise, sea ice, maybe even a marine mammal or two…
The University of Alaska Fairbanks is producing daily graphics and animations showing the tracks of their oceanographic Arctic drifters. Check out this exciting project!
Explore the newly updated Arctic Research Assets Map, showing instruments and monitoring locations for new studies, and offering user-friendly functions.
Marine scientists use gliders—one of several types of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs)—to gather data across vast stretches of open ocean. Gliders are especially handy in northern seas, where remote locations, harsh weather, and difficult logistics are commonplace.
Sea ice extent around Alaska changes from day to day. A useful AOOS application can help you track changes or see today’s extent.