Our first full day in Alaska started out at the
Next we stopped off to visit UAF's Geophysical Institute, where our friend John Bailey, a volcanologist and avid geo developer, spends his time. He gave us a tour of the Alaska Volcano Observatory, where researchers track volcanic activity using Google Earth and other tools. These very cool animations simulating the movement of volcanic ash caught my eye.
We arrived in Barrow just in time for dinner and a windy stroll. We're only a little over an hour away from