Utqiagvik trail mapping 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.

Newsletter Fall 2018

The Fall 2018 newsletter is now available! Read about the work we are currently doing, our steering group, and ways to get involved with our work: AAOKH newsletter 2018

Launch of new observation and data mapping tool

We have just launched of a new map-based tour of AAOKH data! Check it out here: http://mapventure.org/#/map/aaokh. It is also posted as a menu option on the AAOKH site. Our goal with this tool is to facilitate the sharing of coastal conditions in combination with observations collected by members of coastal communities in the context…

Whaling trail mapping update 2018

AAOKH is working with Dr Matt Druckenmiller to map the ice thickness over whaling trails in Utqiagvik, Alaska. The latest map is available in a PDF: Utqiagik-ice-trail-map_30April2018_thicknesses

Radio interview with KBRW

Listen in on the KBRW radio interview on April 5, 2018 with our Utqiagvik observer Billy Adams, and AAOKH Science Lead, Donna Hauser to hear a little more about the AAOKH project.

AAOKH on the US Climate Resilience Toolkit

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

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

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.