Visit Arches and discover a landscape of contrasting colors, landforms and textures unlike any other in the world. The park has over 2,000 natural stone arches, in addition to hundreds of soaring pinnacles, massive fins and giant balanced rocks. This red rock wonderland will amaze you with its formations, refresh you with its trails, and inspire you with its sunsets.
A rugged, whitewater river flowing northward through deep canyons, the New River is among the oldest rivers on the continent. New River Gorge National River in West Virginia encompasses over 70,000 acres of land along the New River, is rich in cultural and natural history, and offers an abundance of scenic and recreational opportunities.
Denali is six million acres of wild land, bisected by one ribbon of road. Travelers along it see the relatively low-elevation taiga forest give way to high alpine tundra and snowy mountains, culminating in North America's tallest peak, 20,310' Denali. Wild animals large and small roam un-fenced lands, living as they have for ages. Solitude, tranquility and wilderness await.
DOINews: Upcoming Q&A, Information Session about AK CSC Research Funding Opportunity
Funding opportunities were recently announced from the eight U.S. Department of the Interior Climate Science Centers (CSCs) for Fiscal Years 2013 and 2014. Proposals are invited for projects that support CSC science priorities. Eligible applicants are principal investigators from the USGS, CSCs, or university consortium partners of the CSCs. Other interested parties (federal, tribal, state, and others) are encouraged to collaborate with eligible applicants. The deadline for submission of a Statement of Interest for a science project is February 1, 2013.
The Alaska CSC will host a call-in session to address questions related to this solicitation on January 16, 2013 at 11:00 AM Alaska Standard Time.
The call-in number for this session will be 703-648-4848, Code 15405. Please RSVP to Steve Gray (firstname.lastname@example.org) by COB January 14, 2013 if you wish to participate.
The Alaska CSC will present information on implementation of the Center's Strategic Plan and host an in-person Q&A session on this solicitation January 17, 2013 from 12:00 – 1:00 PM Alaska Standard Time at the USGS Alaska Science Center, Glenn Olds Hall Conference Room. Please contact Steve Gray (email@example.com) for information on remote access.