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Real-time data from the world around you.

Aurora Forecast

See the lights dancing in the sky.

Earthquake Information

View the latest earthquakes in Alaska.

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?

Hazards Portal

Remote sensing-based hazard monitoring.

Satellite Data

Near real-time imagery of Alaska and the Arctic.

Researchers

Meet the people behind the science.

Alaska Science Forum

Weekly column in cooperation with the UAF research community.

Glaciologist Martin Truffer changed his team’s plan the other day.

As a few scientists hiked a path between the ice towers of a Southeast Alaska glacier and crashing ocean waves in 2016, they topped a ridge and saw massive tree trunks poking from gravel ahead.

Glass beads the size of blueberries found by archeologists in a Brooks Range house-pit might be the first European item ever to arrive in North America, predating the arrival of Columbus by a few d

Bowhead whales are true northern creatures, swimming only in cold oceans off Alaska, Canada, Greenland, Svalbard and Russia.

Jan. 23, 2021, is the 50th anniversary of Alaska’s all-time cold temperature: minus 80 degrees Fahrenheit, recorded by a weather observer at Prospect Creek Camp.

Facilities

Research facilities at the Geophysical Institute.