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By Project Name By Startdate By Enddate By Location
A Global Map of Feasible Residential Solutions-emphasizing Stoves with space Heating Uses 3/1/14 12/31/18 Global ; Alaska ; Nepal ; Mongolia ; China
Alaska Amphibious Community Seismic Experiment 8/15/17 7/31/20 North America ; Alaska
Ancient Ghost Forests Reveal how Alaska’s Glaciers and Cedar Trees Responded to Past Warming Events 4/1/18 4/15/19 North America ; Alaska ; La Perouse glacier
Benchmarking Spatial Patterns of Glacier Change 6/1/19 5/31/22 Arctic ; North America ; Alaska
Bridging the Scientific and Indigenous Communities to Study Sea Ice Change in Arctic Alaska 11/11/16 6/10/21 North America ; Alaska
Collaborative Research: U.S. Geotraces Arctic Section: 230th, 232th and 231Pa tracers of trace element supply and removal 1/1/15 12/31/19 Arctic Ocean ; Alaska
Collaborative Research: Adding animals to the equation: assessing herbivore impacts on carbon cycling in northern Alaska 10/1/16 9/30/21 Arctic ; North America ; Alaska
Collaborative Research: Determining the Vulnerability and Resilience of Boreal Forests and Shrubs across Northwestern North America 9/1/16 8/31/19 North America ; Alaska
Collaborative Research: From the Slab to the Surface: Origin, Storage, Ascent and Eruption of Volatile-Bearing Magmas 4/1/15 5/31/19 North America ; Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO) ; Aleutian Islands ; Alaska
Collaborative Research: Long-term Carbon Storage Shifts in High-latitude Peatlands with Paleoclimate Change: Linking Peatland Modeling with Paleoecology and Paleohydrology 9/1/10 8/31/15 North America ; Alaska
Collaborative Research: Marine EM Survey of Fluids in the Alaskan Megathrust 6/1/18 8/31/20 North America ; Alaska Peninsula
Collaborative Research: Measuring Strain along the Aleutian Subduction Zone Trench to better constrain seismic and tsunami hazard 9/1/17 8/31/20 North America ; Alaska
Collaborative Research: Navigating the New Arctic (NNA): Soundscape ecology to assess environmental and anthropogenic controls on wildlife behavior 9/15/18 8/31/23 North America ; Alaska
Collaborative Research: P2C2 - Reconstructing North Pacific Climate Variability using Multi-Millennial Tree Ring Resources for Glacier Bay, Alaska 9/1/09 8/31/12 Pacific Ocean ; Glacier Bay ; Alaska
Collaborative Research: Resolving centennial-to-millennial-scale trends in glacier extent and lake sedimentation in the Brooks Range, Arctic Alaska 9/1/11 8/31/15 North America ; Alaska
Collaborative Research: Spatiotemporal Variability of Northwestern North American Temperatures in Response to Climatic Forcing 5/1/15 4/30/19 North America ; Gulf of Alaska ; Sukakpak, Alaska ; Northwestern Canada
Collaborative Research: The 2015 Taan Fiord landslide tsunami: An interdisciplinary study of cause & effect 5/15/16 4/30/17 North America ; Alaska ; Taan Fjord
Collaborative Research: The Aleutian megathrust from trench to base of the seismogenic zone; integration and synthesis of laboratory, geophysical and geological data 2/1/14 1/31/17 North America ; Alaska
Correlation of borehole and seismic data in the Gulf of Alaska at Sites U1417, U1418, U1420 and U142 9/29/13 1/31/15 Pacific Ocean ; Gulf of Alaska ; Offshore, Alaska
Hierarchical scaling of carbon fluxes from terrestrial-aquatic interfaces in the Arctic 9/1/19 8/31/21 Arctic ; South-west Alaska
LIDAR, Passive Spectral, and Ecophysiological Approaches to link Forest Tundra Ecotone Structure and Function 8/1/15 8/17/19 North America ; Alaska ; Canada
Magma ascent and eruption in the Aleutian arc 6/1/16 11/30/18 North America ; Alaska
Megathrust Seismic Hazard by Reflection Mapping 1/1/10 3/31/14 Pacific Ocean ; Alaska
Quantifying Thresholds in Arctic Tundra Vegetation Structure & Ecosystem Function using LIDAR & Multispectral Remote Sensing 11/1/12 10/31/16 North America ; Alaska
Validating Pressure Gauges for Seafloor Seismology and Geodesy 12/1/19 11/30/21 North America ; Oceania ; Alaska, New Zealand
Aleutian - Alaska Workshop at Lamont for GeoPrisms Synthesis 8/1/19 2/29/20 Pacific Ocean ; Aleutian-Alaska Subduction Zone
Anticipating Volcanic Eruptions in Real-Time (AVERT) 11/4/19 9/30/20 North America ; Alaska