Spring 2022 Utqiagvik Deployment


During the International Arctic Buoy Programme's spring expedition to Utqiagvik, Alaska, to deploy Arctic buoys, the team also deployed wooden boats.


Wooden boats decorated by visiting scientists at the Naval Arctic Research Lab and community members from Utqiagvik, Alaska.
Wooden boats decorated by visiting scientists at the Naval Arctic Research Lab and community members from Utqiagvik, Alaska.

Vessel Information

Traveled by Sikorsky Helicopter from North Slope Borough Search and Rescue

Science campaign/project team

International Arctic Buoy Programme, NARL, Utqiagvik 2022

Captain of Wooden Boat Deployment/Launch

Sarah Johnson, PolarTREC Educator

Deployment date and time (UTC)

April 4, 2022, 2:05pm

Location of deployment (Lat/Long)

72.5N, 154.5W

Buoy number (deployed next to wooden boats)

Ice Ball 300534061556890

Boat ID #s

2002, #901-014, 916-918, 921, 9239-925


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