Please select a field trip
of interest for specific details. General field trip information
NICOP Field Trips
Dalton Highway from Fairbanks
to Prudhoe Bay.(cost:
$1200)June 23-27. Trans-Alaskan Pipeline, Toolik
Lake research sites, permafrost distribution, Quaternary and periglacial
geology, frost-affected soils, and Prudhoe Bay industrial developments.
Arctic Coastal Plain from
Prudhoe Bay to Barrow. (cost:
$2250)July 4-9. On- and offshore oil and gas developments
and construction, coastal permafrost, thaw lakes and thermokarst
development, and a visit to the native community of Barrow and
the research community.
Front Range and San Juan
Mountains (Colorado). (cost:
$900)July 4-10. Visits to the Rocky Mountain National
Park, Niwot Ridge research, including rock glaciers, and to the
Mountain Studies Institute, Silverton, to observe avalanche and
other mountain hazard research.