A remote automated weather station (RAWS) installation is complete and ready to gather information on wind, temperature and precipitation. Data will be used for climate monitoring and research projects.
An Inupiaq woman at a subsistence camp uses an ulu to separate the blubber from the hide of an Ugruk (Bearded Seal). The blubber will be rendered into liquid seal oil which is a prized dipping sauce for many food. The hide can be used to make rope or cover a wooden boat frame.