Category: Science & Tech


Volcanic gas used to measure ‘explosivity’

Alaska is pockmarked with 52 historically active volcanoes—around half of which consistently release gas. Scientists study this gas to forecast eruptions and to understand the “plumbing systems of Alaska’s volcanoes,” according to the abstract...


Scientists feel uncertain about the future

President-Elect Donald Trump’s ambiguity on global warming is causing some concern among UAF scientists. “I think the facts of climate change speak for themselves,” John Walsh, chief scientist at the International Arctic Research Center,...