Arctic warming

Jonathan Stratman of DOE’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory examined the ArcticShark UAS as part of the testing at the Pendleton UAS range in Oregon. Image courtesy of Jason Tomlinson, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, DOE ARM user facility.

Unmanned Aerial Systems Propel Atmospheric Science Forward

High in the sky over an Alaskan tundra, a small aircraft ran the same pattern over and over again. It swooped through clouds and flew down close to the ground. But there were no people experiencing the flight from inside the plane — it was an unmanned aerial system (UAS). … [continued]

US Military Responds To Arctic Warming

Twenty-five nations gathered yesterday to hear US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel give a major address outlining the impact of rapid Arctic warming on US military operations in the region, and when America’s top military official affirms that global warming is a real phenomenon demanding a critical adjustment of military … [continued]