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Meteorological Towers Upgraded at Barrow and Atqasuk Sites

10/15/2008 In the Arctic, ice can develop on instrumentation that collects standard meteorological measurements for climate studies. New ultrasonic sensors and heated probes are improving data delivery while requiring less maintenance. More

Scientist Explains Impacts of Climate Change in the Arctic

6/30/2008 During Earth Month in April, Mark Ivey, site manager for the Deprtment of Energy's ARM Climate Research Facility on the North Slope of Alaska, was interviewed about climate change and in particular, its impacts in the Arctic. More

Never Too Busy for Science Education

5/16/2008 Dr. Greg McFarquhar, co-lead scientist for DOE's Indirect and Semi-Direct Aerosol campaign, makes time for science education in the field. More

Interagency Aerosol Observing Network

5/14/2008 The U.S. Department of Energy's Mixed-Phase Arctic Cloud Experiment is featured on the cover of the latest report from the U.S. Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee. More

Climate Kiosks Join POLAR PALOOZA

1/23/2008 Educational touch-screen kiosks developed by the Department of Energy provide information about Arctic climate change from both a scientific and traditional perspective. More

Department of Energy Sequences Polar Microbes as Part of Genomic Research

4/16/2007 DOE hopes to use microbe sequencing to develop new drugs and other products. Polar diatoms, one-celled aquatic algae from the base of the polar food web, are among the creatures being studied. More

Investigating Far-infrared Transmission in Arctic

2/28/2007 This week an international research team began a three–week field campaign at the Department of Energy's ARM site in Barrow to provide the first simultaneous high–resolution dataset of Arctic clear sky and cirrus cloud properties in elusive portions of the electromagnetic spectrum. More