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Welcome to ARTLab

This is the portal for many of the Autonomous Remote Technology Projects centered in the Institute of Marine Science at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Here is where you can find schematics and descriptions of our instruments, summaries of our current and past projects, and tools that allow access to real-time data.

Recent Publications

Bernard, K.S., M. Cimino, W. Fraser, J. Kohut, M.J. Oliver, D. Patterson-Fraser, O.M.E. Schofield, H.Statscewich, D.K. Steinberg, P. Winsor. Factors that affect the nearshore aggregations of Antarctic krill in a biological hotspot. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 2017; DOI: 10.1016/j.dsr.2017.05.008

Hauri, C., M. Truffer, P. Winsor and K. Lennert (2014), Surface Drifters Track the Fate of Greenland Ice Sheet Meltwater, Eos Trans. AGU, 95(26), 237.

Evans, W., J. Mathis, P. Winsor, H. Statscewich, and T. E. Whiteledge (2013), A Regression Modeling Approach for Studying Carbonate System Variability in the Northern Gulf of Alaska. Journal of Geophysical Research, 1, 476-489.

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Recent News Coverage

October, 2017: A fun little story about the recovery of a sick glider in the Chukchi Sea: Sikuliaq rescues $200,000 glider with makeshift scoop

July, 2017: An Oregon State University press release about krill in Antarctica:
Krill hotspot fuels incredible biodiversity in Antarctic region

September, 2016: Jil Callaghan, a 6th grade science, described the glider at sea in the Chuckchi:
The Underwater Flying Glider

September, 2015: An SFOS news article on development of the RPM-Lite, a smaller version of the RPM:
Wind powered radars make remote data collection possible

Summer, 2015: AOOS's summer newletter features our projects prominently:
AOOS increases observing activities in the Arctic

January, 2015: AOOS posted a short article about our work in Antarctica:
AOOS glider sets off on Antarctic Mission

January, 2015: Alaska Public Media talked to Dr. Winsor about the ARCTREX experiment:
ARCTREX Tests Arctic Oil Spill Tracking Techniques

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Dr. Peter Winsor Principal Investigator
Dr. Tom Weingartner (ret.) Principal Investigator
Hank Statscewich Research Scientist
Brita Irving Research Scientist
Rachel Potter Research Scientist
Elizabeth Dobbins Research Scientist

ART Lab is located within the Institute of Marine Science at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.



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