Wullschleger Named Outstanding Alumnus for Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences
Stan Wullschleger, a scientist with Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been named the recipient of the 2016 Outstanding Alumnus Award for the Department of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Sciences in the Dale Bumpers College of Agricult
Warming Could Mean Major Thaw for Alaskan Permafrost
If you’d asked permafrost researcher Vladimir Romanovsky five years ago if he thought the permafrost of the North Slope of Alaska was in danger of substantial thaw this century because of global warming, he would have said no.
Bad News: Scientists Say We Could be Underestimating Arctic Methane Emissions
BARROW, AK – A new study examined methane emissions at sites on Alaska’s North Slope, south of Barrow, and found that cold-season emissions make up a significant portion of the methane emitted from the Arctic throughout the year. This is a fact not reflec
North Slope Permafrost Thawing Sooner than Expected
New projections of permafrost change in northern Alaska suggest far-reaching effects will come sooner than expected, scientists reported this week at the fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union.
UAF Scientist Named Head of Massive Arctic Environment Study
It’s the million-dollar question: What can we expect from our climate in the future? A new study of Arctic ecosystems aims to help answer just that question and an Alaska professor has been named as the chief scientist for the study.