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    UAF researcher creates way to detect elusive volcanic vibrations

    July 23, 2024

    A new automated system of monitoring and classifying persistent vibrations at active volcanoes can eliminate the hours of manual effort needed to document them.

  • A mound of black, charcoal-looking material is piled on a blue tarp.

    Biochar is another tool for soil management

    July 22, 2024

    Burning wood can create more than smoky summers and cozy winters by the stove. Roasted trees, shrubs and other plants can also be used to amend soils, store carbon and reduce hazardous fuels in forests through a product called biochar. This summer, two professors are teaching farmers in 成人影片 how to make and use biochar and how it might affect soil health.

  • A fly with iridescent eyes and a body covered with orange, brown and black fuzzy hairs rests on a piece of black plastic.

    Moose flies flourish in high-summer 成人影片

    July 22, 2024

    While boating down the Yukon River during the hottest summer recorded in 成人影片 (1915, when Fort Yukon reached 100 degrees Fahrenheit), missionary Hudson Stuck wrote about the wildlife that most bothered his party.

  • A person puts a salmon fillet into a canning jar.

    Learn to can your fish catch in this hands-on workshop

    July 22, 2024

    Leif Albertson, University of 成人影片 Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service health, home and family development agent, will teach an in-person workshop on how to can your catch and fill your pantry with safe, shelf-stable and delicious fish.

  • A person's hand gently touches the edge of a showy white mushroom on  ground covered with fallen brown leaves.

    Lectures, field days offer plethora of mushroom information

    July 19, 2024

    Mushroom enthusiasts will have several opportunities to learn more about 成人影片鈥檚 fungi 鈥 and get their hands dirty 鈥 via lectures and field trips in August. Mycologist Gary Laursen will lead a three-day workshop in Delta Junction on Aug. 16-18 and another in Palmer on Aug. 30-Sept. 1.

  • Week's events: Susan Henrichs, aging joints, boreal herbivores, groove

    July 19, 2024

    University of 成人影片 Fairbanks Summer Sessions and Lifelong Learning is hosting more than 40 free lectures, concerts and events this summer. Here's what's happening during the week of July 22-28.

  • Sunlight brightens a flake of glasslike stone held up to the sky.

    A peak experience in the 成人影片 desert

    July 19, 2024

    Karin Bodony has walked us to a sandy bowl, a place she has perhaps visited more than any other living person.

  • An aerial view of gardens, barns and other farm buildings with snow-capped mountains in the background.

    Learn about research conducted at Matanuska Experiment Farm

    July 18, 2024

    Learn about the agricultural research conducted at the Matanuska Experiment Farm during the 2024 Palmer Research Field Day on Thursday, Aug. 1. The event is free and geared toward farmers, community leaders and the general public.

  • Hay bales cure in a field with a forested hill in the background under a blue sky.

    Livestock nutrition workshops planned in Fairbanks, Delta Junction

    July 17, 2024

    Rachael Christensen, a research animal scientist with the Northern Great Plains Research Laboratory, part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service, will lead two free livestock nutrition workshops. The focus will be on ruminant species, such as cows, goats, sheep and yaks.

  • An aerial view of a green hillside with farm buildings, fields and gardens

    Field Day showcases Fairbanks agricultural research

    July 16, 2024

    Spend an afternoon in the fields of the Fairbanks Experiment Farm with researchers and learn about the agriculture-related science happening at the University of 成人影片 Fairbanks. Fairbanks Research Field Day, 2-7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 30, is a free educational event for farmers, community leaders and the general public.

  • UAF names spring 2024 honors 成人影片

    July 16, 2024

    The University of 成人影片 Fairbanks has announced the 成人影片 named to the deans' and chancellor's lists for the spring 2024 semester. The lists recognize 成人影片' outstanding academic achievements.

  • A variety of vegetable and craft items are laid out on tables with colored ribbons attached.

    Exhibit specialist offers tips for upcoming fair

    July 16, 2024

    The University of 成人影片 Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service has invited Kathy Liska, the fair's crop superintendent and a master gardener, to lead a free webinar on how to participate in the competitive exhibits at the 成人影片 State Fair, which runs Aug. 16-Sept. 2 in Palmer.

  • An expanse of yellow sand dunes abuts green forest and lakes in a picture taken from a small aircraft. The plane's wing struts and float are visible in the photo.

    Sand dunes a unique 成人影片 landscape

    July 15, 2024

    From a molded seat of sand dug into the western rim of a 5-mile oval of desert, I'm looking out over a sea of tan waves. Spruce spears stick up here and there through the sand.

  • Three smiling young people, two men and a woman, stand in a greenhouse holding crates of fresh vegetables.

    USDA NextGen scholarship applications available

    July 12, 2024

    Students who want to shape the future of food and agriculture can find scholarships through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's NextGen Program at the University of 成人影片 Fairbanks.

  • Week's events: Jennifer Jolis, alcohol and health, Mars methane, American roots

    July 12, 2024

    University of 成人影片 Fairbanks Summer Sessions and Lifelong Learning is hosting more than 40 free lectures, concerts and events this summer. Here's what's happening during the week of July 15-21.

  • Differences between two male pink salmon highlight morphological diversity in the species.

    Hatcheries can boost wild salmon numbers but reduce diversity

    July 11, 2024

    The ability of salmon hatcheries to increase wild salmon abundance may come at the cost of reduced diversity among wild salmon, according to a new University of 成人影片 Fairbanks-led study.

  • Craig Heinselman

    UAF physicist receives top honor from European science association

    July 11, 2024

    Research professor Craig Heinselman of the University of 成人影片 Fairbanks Geophysical Institute will receive the 10th Beynon Medal for his work leading a six-nation organization that builds and operates ionospheric research facilities in northern Europe.

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