Building Alaska's STEM Capacity
Alaska NSF EPSCoR improves scientific research capacity and broadens participation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in Alaska by engaging in research projects supported through National Science Foundation and state funds.
Navigating Variability in Boreal Wildfire Regimes and Subarctic Coastal Ecosystems
Alaska EPSCoR's current five-year project, "Fire and Ice," studies climate-driven changes to wildfire regimes in the Alaska boreal forest and glacial runoff influences on coastal ecosystems in the Gulf of Alaska.
July 28, 2023Graduate student Shelby Bacus observes the effects of simulated future ocean warming and acidification conditions in marine invertebrates, including snails, limpets, and crabs, finding many organisms are already existing near their thresholds.Read article
May 11, 2023Brian Ulaski shares his love and knowledge of intertidal ecosystems with residents and K-12 classrooms in Sitka and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute in Fairbanks, Alaska.Read article
March 8, 2023Alaska EPSCoR, the UAF College of Engineering and Mines (CEM), and the UAF College of Natural Science and Mathematics (CNSM) organized Science Olympiad for the first time at UAF!Read article
Boreal Fires researcher Jen Schmidt will share information about wildfire preparedness, joined by our Data Visualization team with their Firewise VR game!
University of Alaska Fairbanks