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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.

Researchers

Meet the people behind the science.

Alaska Science Forum

Weekly column in cooperation with the UAF research community.

One year ago, in a world with the same mountains and valleys but feeling very different, we made a discovery.

One-hundred-two years ago, a strain of influenza virus spread across the globe, eventually reaching Brevig Mission in Alaska.

On the cusp of Interior Alaska’s springtime, Melinda Webster will not experience it this year. She’ll miss most of summer, too.

Nate Becker lives with his family on a quiet stretch of the Yukon River as it flows into Alaska. On a recent ski trip, I visited the Beckers’ home along with two geologist friends.

While skiing with two friends on the frozen Yukon River a few weeks ago, I visited the eight people who live between the towns of Eagle and Circle, which are 160 river miles apart.

Facilities

Research facilities at the Geophysical Institute.