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Alaska Science Forum

Weekly column in cooperation with the UAF research community.

My backyard adjoins the thousand-acre wood that makes up the north campus of the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Two University of Alaska Fairbanks students are making their way up Denali while sampling for microplastics within the snow covering the 20,310-foot mountain.

Kevin White has placed his hands on the long, white fur of more than 400 Alaska mountain goats during the past 20 years.

Two college students will soon be stuffing snow from the slopes of Alaska’s highest mountain into Nalgene bottles.

Ben Jones suspected he had found something special when he squeezed into a volcanic cave and saw pale wooden poles, some with ends shaped like a willow leaf.


Research facilities at the Geophysical Institute.