Media Mentions

Arctic Permafrost is Thawing Faster than Expected

Subsurface ice wedges often form polygon shapes in the Arctic landscape.
Publisher: 
CBC Radio
Date: 
Saturday, April 9, 2016

Wullschleger Named Outstanding Alumnus for Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences

Stan Wullschleger, a scientist with Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been named the recipient of the 2016 Outstanding Alumnus Award for the Department of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Sciences in the Dale Bumpers College of Agricult
Publisher: 
University of Arkansas News
Date: 
Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Tracking Carbon in the Alaskan Arctic

Researchers trace carbon through Arctic soils and find an unlikely source of methane and surprisingly low methane oxidation in watersheds throughout northern Alaska.
Publisher: 
EOS
Date: 
Monday, February 8, 2016

Warming Could Mean Major Thaw for Alaskan Permafrost

If you’d asked permafrost researcher Vladimir Romanovsky five years ago if he thought the permafrost of the North Slope of Alaska was in danger of substantial thaw this century because of global warming, he would have said no.
Publisher: 
Climate Central
Date: 
Thursday, January 14, 2016

Bad News: Scientists Say We Could be Underestimating Arctic Methane Emissions

BARROW, AK – A new study examined methane emissions at sites on Alaska’s North Slope, south of Barrow, and found that cold-season emissions make up a significant portion of the methane emitted from the Arctic throughout the year. This is a fact not reflec
Publisher: 
The Washington Post
Date: 
Monday, December 21, 2015

Science, and a University, Draw a Russian to Fairbanks

Scientific opportunities brought permafrost researcher Vladimir Romanovsky from Russia to Alaska.
Publisher: 
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
Date: 
Sunday, December 13, 2015

North Slope Permafrost Thawing Sooner than Expected

New projections of permafrost change in northern Alaska suggest far-reaching effects will come sooner than expected, scientists reported this week at the fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union.
Publisher: 
UAF News
Date: 
Thursday, December 10, 2015

Climate Modellers take Tropical Approach

Ten-year US-led project seeks to plug gaps in global-warming simulations.
Publisher: 
Nature
Date: 
Tuesday, October 20, 2015

UAF Scientist Named Head of Massive Arctic Environment Study

It’s the million-dollar question: What can we expect from our climate in the future? A new study of Arctic ecosystems aims to help answer just that question and an Alaska professor has been named as the chief scientist for the study.
Publisher: 
Anchorage Daily News
Date: 
Sunday, August 30, 2015

UAF Professor Leads Arctic Ecosystem Science Initiative

University of Alaska Fairbanks professor Vladimir Romanovsky has been named chief scientist for a U.S. Department of Energy initiative to study Arctic ecosystems.
Publisher: 
Permafrost Laboratory
Date: 
Saturday, August 29, 2015