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DNA and
The Peopling of Siberia

This Web feature provides information about representative projects in the Arctic Social Sciences.  The included stories are samples from more than 100 projects supported by the Arctic Social Sciences Program of the National Science FoundationThe writing is done by the  scientist/investigators and does not  represent the views of the National Science Foundation.

New US/Russian Y Chromosome research seeks to answer age old human origin questions.

Beluga Whale TEK

Northern peoples share Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) of the environment with researchers.

Dear Young Girl

E T H I C S

Arctic social researchers now follow a detailed code of ethics.

Working with the Inupiat Eskimos of Barrow, Alaska archaeologists discovered the grave of a little girl in the permafrost.

Lives Lost in
Russian Arctic

This feature, supported by the National Science Foundation, is produced for the Arctic Studies Center by T.W. Timreck and designed by S2N Media, Inc.

Arctic waters tragically claim the lives of some top Arctic researchers in the Russian Far East.