The University of Alaska Fairbanks is a leader in Arctic research and issues facing the circumpolar North. Our experts are available to help journalists, policymakers, students and educators by providing current and accurate information about a wide range of topics. UAF scientists focus on the people, animals, plants and systems of the circumpolar North and how the Arctic affects the global climate. Whether you need information about permafrost or Alaska Native languages, fisheries or northern engineering, our experts can help make your project a success.

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Featured experts

  • Hajo Eicken

    Hajo Eicken

    October 28, 2022

    Hajo Eicken is an expert in glaciology. He specializes in the growth and evolution of sea ice, its role in the climate system and its importance for ecosystems and people, both as a provider of important services and a major hazard.
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  • Andrew R Mahoney

    Andrew R. Mahoney

    October 28, 2022

    Sea ice geophysics, with research interests that encompass changes in the Arctic sea ice cover, coastal dynamics, remote sensing of ice, ice-ocean interaction, historic sea ice records and the relationship between humans and sea ice.
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  • A portrait of Art Nash Jr.

    Art Nash Jr.

    February 23, 2023

    Nash's outreach and teaching focuses on healthy homes/efficiency, universal design/aging in place, extending greenhouse growing seasons, solar thermal storage efficiency, environmental factors for cellar storage, radon/air quality and mitigation, biomass gasification, biochar, nanogrids, cold weather home building and emergency disaster energy backup.
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