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May 5, 2014

Arctic Roundtable: Science Education in Alaska

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The Arctic Roundtable series by the Arctic Institute of North America resumes Tuesday, May 6, 2014 with “Science Education in Alaska”. (more…)

April 2, 2014

Save The Date: International Symposium on Winter Road Maintenance, Aug. 19-22, Harbin China

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INE’s Center for Environmentally Sustainable Transportation in Cold Climates (CESTICC) is excited to announce the  2nd International Symposium on Winter Road Maintenance – August 19-22, 2014, in Harbin City, China. (more…)

February 18, 2014

Public lecture on groundwater dynamics in a discontinuous permafrost aquifer

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INE’s Dave Barnes and IAB’s Mary Beth Leigh will present a free public lecture, “Sulfolane in North Pole’s Groundwater: Movement and Biodegradation Potential,” Wednesday, Feb. 19, at 5:30 p.m. in Schaible Auditorium. (more…)

February 13, 2014

Airborne photogrammetry for topographical mapping

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Dr. Matt Nolan will be speaking on his use of airborne Digital SLR Photogrammetry for topographical mapping this Friday, 3:30PM in the large auditorium in the Reichardt Building room 201. (more…)

January 28, 2014

Public Lecture: Frozen Debris Lobes and their looming threat

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UAF will host a free public lecture, “Dalton Highway: Attack of the Frozen Debris Lobes,” Wednesday, Jan. 29, at 5:30 p.m. in Schaible Auditorium. Parking on campus is free after 5 p.m. (more…)

August 7, 2013

U.S. DOT Highlights INE Research on Frozen Debris Lobes

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The U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA) publishes a monthly Spotlight to highlight research innovations conducted by its University Transportation Centers (UTCs) nationwide. This month’s Spotlight focuses on the Alaska University Transportation Center, and the work of INE researchers investigating a mysterious Frozen Debris Lobe threatening the Dalton Highway and Trans Alaska Pipeline System. (more…)

July 23, 2013

New Web-based Ice Road Design Software

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Television mystifies many with the lore of Alaska’s ice roads, and now an innovative INE project puts ice-road design tools into the hands of everyday Alaskans. Now available online, the North Slope Decision Support System (NSDSS) lets public users and professionals alike access ice road design data based on the latest hydrological and environmental information. (more…)

July 9, 2013

Engineering faculty will design program at American University of Mongolia

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How many calculus classes should an engineering student complete? What should an engineering student know after graduating with a bachelor’s degree in mining engineering? How many students can an engineering school graduate each year? What should be taught in an electrical engineering lab? (more…)

June 25, 2013

Alaska Airships Conference, July 10-12

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Co-Sponsored by INE, NASA, the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, and others, the third annual Alaska Airships Conference, Cargo Airships for Northern Operations Workshop, will be held in Anchorage, July 10-12th. For more information, click here. (more…)

June 7, 2013

Cold Region Concrete Innovation Featured in AK Dispatch

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After a recent national report stirred concern about bridge infrastructure, the Alaska Dispatch features a story about an ‘Alaska-grown’ concrete innovation with the potential to revolutionize bridge deck preservation.  With commentary from INE, the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, and Anchorage-based company Apun, the article illustrates how collaborative partnerships can yield major innovations for cold regions and beyond.

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