AAOKH News

AAOKH on the US Climate Resilience Toolkit

September 21, 2017

The AAOKH project is now listed as a tool resource for the Alaska region in the NOAA U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit. Our community collaborators serve an important role in building a baseline of knowledge about changing the environmental and natural resources. U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit  

Sea Ice Thickness Trail Maps and photos

May 16, 2017

A project in collaboration with Matthew Druckenmiller (National Snow and Ice Data Center), the North Slope Borough Department of Wildlife Management and AAOKH has developed an interactive web-map application of satellite data, geo-tagged photos, sea ice thickness measurements over hunting trails and some preliminary data about coastal waters for this spring hunting season in Utqiagvik.

Bears on the ice in early March

April 6, 2017

March 4, 2017 — Location Browerville, light west winds, temperature -4 F, clear and visibility was more than 8 miles. The bears are in and on the shorefast ice as they do that when south and west winds prevail.