The online journal of discovery in the Life, Earth, Marine and Environmental sciences at Western Washington University

About GAIA

Western Washington University offers its undergraduates unprecedented access to participation in world-class research that is changing lives. GAIA's purpose is to bring this innovation and the quality of WWU student and faculty researchers to light.

On the banks of the Ikpikpuk

WWU Assistant Professor of Biology Eric DeChaine spent four summers in the Alaskan arctic researching climate change on the region's flora; the picture below is of DeChaine at the Ikpikpuk River in the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge.

On the banks of the Ikpikpuk