AAOKH News

Roberta Tuurraq Glenn visits Wainwright

August 27, 2019

Roberta Tuurraq Glenn, a new graduate student at UAF whose project is supported by AAOKH, is in Wainwright today and tomorrow! Roberta is visiting with her advisor Jacquelyn Overbeck who manages the State of Alaska Coastal Hazards Program to introduce herself and an erosion monitoring project idea in person, and to listen to feedback about…

AAOKH joins the BARC Science Fair in Utqiaġvik, July 17-19, 2019

July 17, 2019

The BARC Science Fair starts today in Utqiaġvik! Registration for youth starts at 1:30. Activities start at 2, with a BBQ taking place at 4:30. Science presentations begin at 6pm. These activities will take place today, tomorrow, and Friday. AAOKH researchers, Roberta Tuuraq Glenn and Josh Jones, will be at the BARC Science Fair in…

AAOKH Highlights 2015-2018

July 1, 2019

We recently summarized what AAOKH has been up to since its inception in 2015. Check out our 1 page highlights! AAOKH Highlights 2015-2018 (pdf document)

Utqiagvik trail mapping 2019

April 17, 2019

The ice trail mapping in Utqiagvik has begun for Spring 2019. The attached image shows the locations for trails and crew locations as of 16 April 2019 and ice thickness measurements will begin soon.

Ice breakout event at Utqiagvik

February 11, 2019

Billy Adams recently recorded an “ice breakout” event offshore of Utqiagvik. The landfast sea ice in front of town detached with the recent warm temperatures and winds, which is quite unusual for February. This event has big implications for safe travel, hunting, wildlife management, etc. Billy’s photos are below.