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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.

EAGLE, ALASKA — Snow geese flew in a ragged V overhead, rasping as they looked down upon Alaska’s bumpy face for the first time in 2022.

EAGLE, ALASKA — While most of the town was sleeping, the ice slipped out.

Andy Bassich lives on the south bank of the Yukon River, about 12 miles downstream from Eagle, Alaska, the first community in America along the largest waterway in Alaska.

As much of Alaska’s landmass crosses the magical temperature threshold that turns ice and snow into water, it’s time to consider the state’s richness in a resource more essential to humans than oil

This June, George Divoky will refurbish a cabin that sits on a lonely gravel island north of Alaska.

Facilities

Research facilities at the Geophysical Institute.