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At the Edge of the World: Barrow

En route to Barrow, the Alaska Airlines flight stopped briefly at Deadhorse Junction.  With my nose pressed to the window as the plane came gently down, I caught a glimpse of a vast, flat, white expanse of ice, with what … Continue reading

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Making it Real: My Sojourn in Fairbanks

The University of Alaska at Fairbanks is on a high ridge overlooking the city. My cheerful host, a young researcher at the Geophysical Institute, told me about Fairbanks smog. Inefficient wood-burning stoves, diesel trucks and oil and gas industry exhalations … Continue reading

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