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Alaska is getting wetter. That’s bad news for permafrost and the climate.

Alaska is getting wetter. That’s bad news for permafrost and the climate.

Alaska is getting wetter. A new study spells out what that means for the permafrost that underlies about 85% of the state, and the consequences for Earth’s global climate.

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Researchers find that heavy snowmelt plus usually warm temperatures amped up Oroville Dam incident

Researchers find that heavy snowmelt plus usually warm temperatures amped up Oroville Dam incident

In February 2017, failures in the spillways of Oroville Dam forced the evacuation of 188,000 people and caused $1 billion in damage repairs. According to scientists, including INSTAARs Keith Musselman, Leanne Lestak, and Noah Molotch, a warmer climate might create more dangerous events like this.

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A message for our International Students from CIRES, INSTAAR, Geology leadership

Statement in support of international students and against the recent ICE guidance barring students from the U.S. who take online-only classes.

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Events Calendar

First day of classes

Inclusive Culture Training (mandatory for all INSTAARs)

This workshop, led by diversity and inclusion specialists from the company Paradigm, is focused on increasing participant understanding of the role…

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Conferences

50th International Arctic Workshop - Postponed until 2021