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UIC Science is a member of the Ukpeagvik Inupiat Corporation family of companies, the village corporation of Barrow, Alaska.  UIC Science staff have extensive field experience and provide on-the-ground science and logistics support to science projects working in the Barrow area. We support projects funded through the National Science Foundation, other funding agencies, and international groups.

Nagruk Harcharek
Nagruk “Nuk” Harcharek
General Manager

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Sean Gunnells
Facilities Planner


Stephanie Gaff Administrative Assistant
Lab Manager

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Araina Danner
HSET Field Technician

Michael "Qunniq" Donovan Logistics Laborer Bear Guard
Michael “Qunniq” Donovan
Logistics Laborer Lead
Bear Guard

Michael Thomas Logistics Laborer Bear Guard
Michael Thomas
Logistics Laborer
Bear Guard

Raymond Lambrecht
Logistics Laborer
Bear Guard

Chris Koonaloak Mechanic Warehouseman
Chris Koonaloak

CH2M Hill Polar Services (CPS) is the prime contractor to the National Science Foundation to provide science and logistics support in Barrow, Alaska. CPS staff work directly with NSF-funded scientists to plan their field work, and with UIC Science to implement projects on the ground in Barrow.

Anna Schemper
Barrow Science Project Manager