MIZOPEX Project (image) University of Colorado at Boulder Caption CU-Boulder Research Professor James Maslanik, left, is shown here with CU-Boulder graduate student Ian Crocker, center, and NOAA researcher John Adler, right, with two small unmanned aircraft. Maslanik is heading up the NASA-funded MIZOPEX project to study declining sea ice in the Beaufort Sea north of Alaska. Crocker and Adler are MIZOPEX team members. Credit University of Colorado Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.