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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.

Right now, on the brushy tundra of northern Alaska, grizzly bears are gathering at quiet streams and rivers, attracted by the largest calorie reward they can find — spawning salmon.

In this era of limited air travel, my family and I have spent most of our recent months in Fairbanks.

Late in the evening of July 21, 2020, State Seismologist Michael West heard a text alarm.

As I started hiking a ridgetop during the July 4th weekend, a friend told me to look for the mushroom rock ahead.

At first, I thought I may have heard her wrong.

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.

Facilities

Research facilities at the Geophysical Institute.