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  • Alaska scientists study accelerating land subsidence affecting coastal North Slope communities

    Alaska scientists study accelerating land subsidence affecting coastal North Slope communities

    Jan. 17, 2022

    Permafrost thaw and coastal erosion are affecting Point Lay and other North Slope and Northwest Alaska communities, as well as most places across Pan-Arctic coastlines. Louise Farquharson, a research assistant professor at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute, is working on long-term projections for how coastal erosion and land subsidence in Point Lay, Wainwright and Kaktovik may lead to extensive sea water inundation.

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  • TV program on Alaska's dinosaurs features star UAF researcher

    TV program on Alaska's dinosaurs features star UAF researcher

    Jan. 13, 2022

    The documentary focuses on two major Alaska dinosaur sites that are the focus of University of Alaska Fairbanks professor and UA Museum Director Patrick Druckenmiller’s research: the North Slope and Denali National Park. For several years he has co-led expeditions to the sites looking for bones, teeth and tracks of dinosaurs that lived in Arctic settings about 70 million years ago.

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  • Nanooks hockey wins first road game of season at Maine

    Nanooks hockey wins first road game of season at Maine

    Jan. 9, 2022

    Freshman forward Brady Risk and his Alaska Nanooks hockey teammates seem to have found their scoring touch. Risk scored three times and added an assist on Friday night as the Nanooks earned their first road win of the season, skating to a 6-2 victory over the University of Maine Black Bears in Orono, Maine.

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