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An Overview of Cordwood Energy Systems f...

An Overview of Cordwood Energy Systems for Community Heating in Alaska

Between the uncertain cost of transporting fuel and an unstable economy, wood is an increasingly important alternative source of energy in Alaska. In many communities, fuel wood is readily available making this choice even more attractive. Researchers with the U.S. Forest Service have looked at the feasibility of using cordwood energy systems for heating small […]

Arctic Integrated Management and Plannin...

A USGS researcher took a picture of this nearly century-old whaling boat in July 2007 along the Beaufort Sea coast near Lonely, Alaska. The boat washed away to sea just a few months later. Courtesy of Benjamin Jones, USGS

The United States is one of only eight Arctic nations in the world, overseeing a region that is at the forefront of climate change. As the majority landowner in Alaska, the Federal government is responsible for the development and conservation of natural resources in the state. An interagency working group released a report advancing an […]