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Monitors

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.

A scientist recently wondered which animal travels farthest across the landscape in one year. In doing his research, he found a few Alaska creatures near the top of the list.

It has been a rainy week in middle Alaska. Blah.

SOUTH FAIRBANKS — Just after 3 a.m., over this city built near the confluence of two rivers, the sun rose with the color of an orange Creamsicle.

High summer is here in middle Alaska. North of Fairbanks, in bright sunshine, alder flycatchers are perched in spruce tops, just arriving from Bolivia and Peru.

Glacier mice are soft green ovals, about as big as your hand. Each summer day, they creep an inch across the surface of some Alaska glaciers.

Facilities

Research facilities at the Geophysical Institute.