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Real-time data from the world around you.

Aurora Forecast

See the lights dancing in the sky.

Earthquake Information

Did you feel it? We want to know.

Volcanic Activity

What's erupting & how we respond.

Webcam & Weather

Check out our current conditions.

Smoke Forecast

Wildfire smoke prediction for Alaska.

Magnetometer

How magnetic is Alaska?

Our Team

Meet our researchers and leadership.

Alaska Science Forum

Weekly column in cooperation with the UAF research community.

In the 1820s, painter and naturalist John James Audubon designed an experiment to test if birds had a sense of smell. He dragged a rotten hog carcass into a field, then piled brush on top of it.

A quick comparison of two great rivers in America: One, the Wabash, runs 503 miles through Indiana, flowing past 4 million people on its journey to the Ohio River.

The mushers were gone, and so were the 640 dogs that pulled them out of town.

IDITAROD, ALASKA — While gliding along a trail that had just felt the imprint of 2,000 dog feet, Bob Gillis skied over to a rock that jutted from the snow.

Cape Espenberg is an eyebrow of sand, driftwood, and low plants on the northeast corner of the Seward Peninsula.

Facilities

Research facilities at the Geophysical Institute.