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Alaska Science Forum

Weekly column in cooperation with the UAF research community.

If you want to live in a place where nothing changes, don’t live in Alaska.

It is a pleasant day for a walk in middle Alaska, with blue sky overhead, sandhill cranes croaking above the UAF farm, and the sharp scent of sliced blades of grass, mowed for perhaps the last time

Every Alaskan owns at least one version of a sensitive scientific instrument: the thermometer. But what is it measuring?

Nome, August 2019: More than 2 inches of rainfall falls in one day, setting a new record.

Birds that spent their summer next to muskoxen are now leaving Alaska to spend winter with zebras.


Research facilities at the Geophysical Institute.