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Congratulations to Terry Chapin for receiving the 2017 Alexander von Humboldt medal for Excellence in Vegetation Science of the International Association for Vegetation Science!

The award was established in 2011 and Terry is only the 4th person to be awarded the medal of excellence. IAVS is a worldwide group of scientists and others interested in theoretical and practical studies of vegetation


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In The News

23 Apr 2017: Thick ice formations in Arctic rivers are melting earlier in summer - Alaska Dispatch News
Toolik Field Station
23 Feb 2017: UAF professor publishes first-of-its-kind research tracking orca, narwhal behavior - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
Greg Breed
11 Feb 2017: Is There Life After Death? - BBC Crowd Science Radio
Don Larson
8 Feb 2017: A continued study: The Yukon Arctic Ultra 2017 - Center for Space Medicine and Extreme Environments
Robert Coker
4 Feb 2017: Students build camera to capture footage of Antarctic icefish - Good Day Chicago - Fox 32
Kristin O'Brien
24 Jan 2017: How do you study fish in Antarctica? Ask these CPS students, who built a probe - Chicago Tribune
Kristin O'Brien
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