On Saturday night, Sept. 2, Matt Gardine was at home outside Fairbanks playing with his daughter when his phone beeped. As the seismologist on call with the Alaska Earthquake Center, Gardine’s duty was to get information out about detectable earthquakes right after they happen.
August, here so soon. And we just passed trans-Alaska oil pipeline milepost 100, which means that distance remains on our summer hike from Valdez to Prudhoe Bay. My dog Cora and I started walking on April 30, which means we’re in our fifth month of sleeping outside.
Alaska salmon has a lot going for it — it’s natural, plentiful and healthy. But, oh, those pesky bones. Find out how inventors at UAF found a solution to the bone problem, and read more about UAF’s other big ideas at our centennial website.
The engineer’s stone that sits just west of the Duckering Building will be rededicated at 4 p.m. Friday, July 21, as part of the 2017 Nanook Rendezvous reunion. The stone was created in 1967. In 2013, as construction of the new engineering facility began, Professor Robert Perkins wrote a history of the monument and its … Continue reading Engineer’s stone tells of ‘terrible rumbling and many memos’
New tools from satellite images are helping locate wildfires and forecast weather to protect firefighters.