During a simulation, Glenn Burleigh practices piloting a tanker with a damaged rudder. (Photo by Zoë Sobel/KUCB)

Charting new courses: student mariners prepare to navigate a warmer Arctic

By | Alaska's Energy Desk, Arctic, Climate Change, Featured News, Oceans, Science & Tech, Transportation | No Comments
As temperatures rise, Arctic ice is retreating, making trips through the Northwest passage – from Alaska to Maine – a new summer reality. But until now, mariners navigating Arctic ice have had limited formal training. A professor at Maine Maritime Academy is working to change that.
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