Approximately 25 to 50 percent of a living tree is made up of water, depending on the species and time of year. The water stored in trees has previously been considered just a minor part of the water cycle, but a new study by UAF scientists shows otherwise.
Underwater cameras may help reveal how tiny animals called zooplankton play a role in long-term carbon storage in the ocean.
On Monday, we celebrate our nation’s independence. I hope this holiday weekend is a time for you to relax with family, friends and loved ones. The opportunity to disconnect and recharge is important, especially at the close of our fiscal year. As I walk around the campus and talk with all of you, I continue … Continue reading Holiday message from Chancellor Powers
New research conducted by scientists at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, the U.S. Geological Survey, the University of Wyoming and other institutes shows that permafrost below shallow Arctic lakes is thawing as a result of changing winter climate.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks will host a series of free public lectures and films as part of the fifth Institute on Collaborative Language Research June 20-July 23, 2016, on the Fairbanks campus.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks College of Rural and Community Development has received a $250,000 contribution from ExxonMobil Corp. to launch the Northern Alaska Indigenous Leadership Academy.
Members of a working group called the Social Well-being Indicators for Marine Management team identified seven social factors that are critical to sustaining environments and communities: well-being, culture, values, equality, justice, power and agency (self-determination).