The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' but 'That's funny...' --Isaac Asimov
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The Art of Ice Coring

June 12th, 2013 No Comments

Molly Rettig, who was up at the Sea Ice Field Course with us for a few days, has posted an article on the Alaska Science Forum using one of my photos from the course. Read The Art of Ice Coring at ASF or at the UAF Cornerstone Also check out another article she wrote earlier, […]

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April [snow] showers bring May… mud.

May 10th, 2013 No Comments

please note: this is an entry for the official Barrow Sea Ice Course Blog. Please check it out and follow along during the course!   Our friends and neighbors down south are enjoying the warm sunny days of spring, but here in Barrow the ground is still covered with a thick blanket of snow. At […]

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Barrow Sea Ice Workshop: Day 1

May 8th, 2013 No Comments

10 years, last week. That’s when I first came to Barrow. Besides the fact that I was 10 years younger (10 years smarter?), a lot of things were different then — SARS was on our breath, Jean Charest had just come to power in Quebec, the iTunes store had just sold its first song, that […]

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UAF Sea Ice Field Course in Barrow, Alaska

February 27th, 2013 No Comments

[photos from 2006 sea ice field course in Hokkaido, Japan] We are planning a sea ice field course in Barrow, Alaska, from May 8-18. All the relevant information for the course can be found in the syllabus, including costs and prerequisites. To sign up for the class, please send a CV and a 1-page summary […]

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