Bringing Connectivity to Alaska’s Arctic

Getting fiber optic cable onshore in Arctic Alaska requires detailed understanding of the ways sea ice can damage cables in areas of shallow water. Working with industry lead Quintillion Networks, researchers at UAA and UAF have helped evaluate threats from sea ice and identify the safest routes to bring fast access to Arctic Alaska. 

Region(s): 
Arctic
Focus Area(s): 
Health and Safety
Jobs
Quality of Life
Last updated: May 10, 2017