Screen shot of video title Goodbye Barrow
Goodbye everyone, After a month in Barrow it is time for me to say goodbye and to thank the people who helped me on my expedition. Graduate student Mike Brady, and my researchers Dr. Anne Garland…
Screen shot of video title Arctic Climate Monitoring
Hello Everyone, Did you know that NOAA has an Earth System Research Laboratory (ESRL), part of the Global Monitoring Division, just outside of Barrow, Alaska? The Global Monitoring Division…
Screen shot of video title Arctic Weather
Hello Everyone, Understanding the weather is important no matter where you are. But up in the Arctic it can be life or death. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) National…
Screen shot of video title Arctic Beaches
Hello everyone, Beaches are fun to visit no matter where you are in the world, including the Arctic. So I hit the Barrow beach with oceanographer Dr. Kathleen Fischer to see what we could learn.…
Screen shot of video title Arctic Storm Surges
Hello everyone, do you know what a storm surge is? They are a big concern in many coastal communities including Barrow. A storm surge is an abnormal rise in sea level, over and above the regular…
Screen shot of video title Arctic Archeology
Hello everyone, For the past week we have gone to the Barrow Arctic Research Center (BARC) to work in the Ukpeaġvik Iñupiat Corporation (UIC) archeology lab run by Dr. Anne Jensens (UIC Senior…
Screen shot of video title Arctic First Responders
Hello everyone, First responders are a big part of any community and this is even more so for the North Slope Borough Fire Department (aka NSBFD). We got a behind the scenes tour of fire station #2…
Screen shot of the video title The Barrow Utilidor
Hello everyone. I went on amazing tour of The Barrow utilidor system. It is a 3.2 mile underground corridor built in 1984 by the Barrow Utilities & Electric Co-Op (known as BUECI). It was built…
Screen shot of video title Coastal Erosion
In 1963 Barrow experienced a severe storm surge in which part of the town and region where flooded. Since then there have been ongoing efforts to protect the coastline from erosion and town from…
Screen shot of video title Arctic Ice
Hello everyone, since arriving in Barrow I've been mesmerized by the Arctic sea ice. It flows across the sea surface blanketing the Arctic horizon in shades of white, grey, and deep blues. -Video…
Screenshot of video title Arctic Disaster Walk
Hello everyone, today we gathered at the beach to go on a disaster walk organized by Laura Thomas from Cooperative Extension. The disaster walk was to learn about the 1963 storm surge flood that…
Screen shot image of Arctic Foundations video
Hello everyone, remember my thought experiment on why the foundation in my Barrow house was uneven? The reason is differential settling do to the permafrost. The ground here may look flat but in…