Students at the Geophysical Institute perform their studying and research across the following departments, colleges and disciplines:
- Natural Resources Management: School of Natural Resources & Agricultural Sciences
- The Geological Engineering program
- College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Life at the Geophysical Institute (GI) (as described by the folk in the Seismology and Geodesy groups) "The GI is located on the campus of the University of Alaska Fairbanks. An extensive trail system next to the GI is maintained for running and cycle in the summer. In the winter the trails and lighted and professionally groomed for cross country skiing. Our students are active outdoors and take advantage of Alaska's limitless wilderness opportunities, often in conjunction with their research." [ read more ]
The Geophysical Institute covers a wide variety of disciplines. Look at the list of recent Graduate Students within the Snow, Ice and Permafrost Research area and you'll find topics ranging from Antarctic Ice dynamics to the Bering Glacier Seismicity. In addition to regular term-based study, Summer Programs are quite diverse. Get instruction from the best of the best during the Polar Aeronomy and Radio Science (PARS) Summer School. Hands-on experimental experience for students and their graduate supervisors supported by the Office of Naval Research, the Air Force Research Laboratory, and the Upper Atmosphere Program of the National Science Foundation.
- Science Education Outreach Network
See the collection of programs that go on around the year.