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A diverse Science Advisory Board in service of the Arctic Data Center community

Renewed funding, renewed focus and renewed partnerships; the Arctic Data Center seeks nominations for the 2021-2024 Science Advisory Board. The NSF Arctic Data Center Science Advisory Board comprises 10 members who provide advice and leadership to the Center regarding goals and strategic priorities in support of the Arctic research and education community. Through engagement and… Read more »

Understanding the Arctic

Sustaining the Arctic Data Center enables research advances by using open data The National Science Foundation (NSF) has reaffirmed its commitment to data archiving and sharing in the Arctic by investing $6 million to continue funding of the Arctic Data Center for another five years. This partnership, led by the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS)… Read more »

Documenting Yup’ik Place Names with Dr. Yoko Kugo

Dr. Yoko Kugo’s dataset – Iliamna Lake (Nanvarpak, Nila Vena) Native and Local Place Names (2016-2019) – compiled the local place names in and around Iliamna Lake in Alaska with the help of five specific communities: Iliamna, Newhalen, Kokhanok, Igiugig, and Levelock. Check out the dataset and learn more about the importance and applications of this data in our Q&A with Dr. Kugo.

Hands-on Coding . . . Virtually?

Understanding the Arctic Data Center’s approach to learning data science and management and how we transitioned it online.

Bringing Arctic Data into Undergraduate Classrooms

The guest blogger for today is Arctic Data Center Data Science Fellow, Sarah Erickson. Her project is all about bringing the Arctic to life in undergraduate classrooms all over the world using Arctic data.  ***** We stand on the shoulders of giants and below us is a giant mountain of information.  The Arctic Data Center… Read more »