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Alaska Arctic Observatory & Knowledge Hub: Community-based observations of changes in the seasonal cycle in Alaska's Arctic

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 of a changing seasonal cycle. This approach can help track environmental change from a community perspective. The tour below will give you an idea of the types of curated data AAOKH helps to share and make accessible. We will make future updates, so we encourage Read full story

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. Read full story

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 will share recent coastal and sea ice observations and activities, as well as how to get involved in the project and give feedback. Read full story

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. Read full story