UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA FAIRBANKS
Community-based observations of changes in the seasonal cycle in Alaska's Arctic

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.

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Come learn about AAOKH!

Tuesday, April 5, 7:00 pm at the Tuzzy Consortium Library, Ilisagvik College, Utqiaġvik Presented by Dr. Donna Hauser, UAF International Arctic Research Center. Join Donna as she explains the Alaska Arctic Observatory and Knowledge Hub (AAOKH), a community based coastal observing project and database of sea ice, ocean, and wildlife observations in northern communities. Donna…

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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  

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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.

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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.

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