Taliks are large areas of unfrozen ground within permafrost areas. Researchers from the University of Alaska Fairbanks have been studying the changes in their formation.
Cook Inlet beluga whales are a geographically and genetically distinct population that does not migrate.
The Nunalleq Educational Resource has won the Archaeological Institute of America’s 2021 award for Outstanding Work in Digital Archaeology!
On 19th of October 1867 the United States of America formerly took possession of Alaska from the Russian Empire.
“It’s well documented that humans are changing Earth’s ecosystems by altering the climate and by removing large predators, but scientists rarely study those processes together.” Douglas Rasher, senior research scientist
“Lockdown has provided a unique opportunity to focus on collections work – time that is otherwise very hard to get – and by summer’s end I hope to have the collection completely catalogued.”
an interactive educational resource for children which tells the story of the archaeological excavations of a pre-contact Yup’ik sod house in Quinhagak.