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Aurora Forecast

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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.

Fifty years ago, a ship long as the Empire State Building sailed toward obstacles that captains usually avoid.

To learn more about one of the largest environmental changes of our lifetimes, Brittany Jones studies clam breath.

A team of researchers has a plan to slow the melting of northern sea ice using a sand-like substance.

Following the warmest March Alaskans have ever felt, forecasters are predicting a mellow transition from ice to water for most big rivers in the state.

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.

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Research facilities at the Geophysical Institute.