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APU on the Web: Candela explains icefield study for LinkTV viewers

Glacier science undertaken by double-major Sal Candela is showcased in a short film that takes viewers to one of the world’s largest … Read On

APU takes active learning to continent’s tallest peak as students share authorship of National Park Service report

Four APU students are co-authors with Associate Professor Michael Loso on a technical report published by the National Park Service and … Read On

APU undergrad earns a spot in NSF geophysics research program

APU undergraduate Sam Friedman,’13, is among advanced student scholars selected for a National Science Foundation summer program focusing … Read On

APU’s climate change research attracts national interest


A team of APU students led by Earth Sciences Professor Michael G. Loso is featured in a report June 25 on National Public Radio. NPR … Read On

CO2 exchange along a hydrologic gradient in the Kenai Lowlands, AK: feedback implications of wetland drying and vegetation succession

CO2 exchange along a hydrologic gradient in the Kenai Lowlands, AK: feedback implications of wetland drying and vegetation … Read On

Characterizing Eklutna Glacier’s Response to Climate Through Measurements of Mass Balance, Geometry, and Motion

Submitted to Journal of Glaciology Louis Sass, MSES, 2011 This work examined enhanced thinning in and near the accumulation zone on the … Read On

Survival rate of fecal coliforms in a glacial environment: Implications for human waste management on Mount McKinley, Alaska

Katie Goodwin on Kahiltna Glacier

In review at Arctic Antarctic and Alpine Research Katie Goodwin, MSES, 2011 Short- and longterm effects of crevassing human waste in a … Read On

Glacier science gets a thumbs-up from users of social media

Alaska Pacific University took part in a National Park Service experiment aimed at using social media to field questions about glaciers … Read On

Research by MSES students is showcased at gatherings of Earth Science professionals

Ann Marie Larquier at Eklutna

Master’s degree students in APU’s Environmental Science Department have been invited to present their thesis-related findings at several … Read On

APU’s Loso receives NSF funding for collaborative research on Arctic climate change

John Sykes

Alaska Pacific University is among a 10-university consortium contributing new high-resolution proxy climate records of the past 8,000 years … Read On