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FAA and UAF spark interest in drones at camp
Jun 25, 2018
Twenty-one middle school students built, learned how to operate and took home their own small unmanned aircraft at a camp taught by pilots and...
Scientists find pre-earthquake activity in central Alaska
Jun 05, 2018
Earth scientists consistently look for a reliable way to forecast earthquakes. New research from University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical...
Life recovered quickly after asteroid impact that killed dinosaurs
May 30, 2018
Life returned to the asteroid-blasted Chicxulub crater much sooner than at some other sites far from the impact point 66 million years ago,...
Scientists plan study of northern cities’ air quality
May 24, 2018
Atmospheric scientists at the University of Alaska Fairbanks have launched an effort to better understand urban air quality problems in northern...
Kansas joins unmanned aircraft test range run by UAF
May 14, 2018
Kansas has joined the unmanned aircraft system testing range managed by the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Testing programs overseen by Kansas...
UAF signs agreement with Sandia National Laboratories
Apr 24, 2018
The University of Alaska Fairbanks has signed a new agreement with Sandia National Laboratories to conduct basic science, energy and security...
Declining glaciers may affect water availability this century
Feb 01, 2018
The annual volume of water from melting glaciers has begun to drop in almost half the 56 large river basins investigated in a recent study, a...
Rising permafrost temperatures could bring widespread thawing
Dec 14, 2017
University of Alaska Fairbanks scientists are presenting their work at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting in New Orleans this week. Here...
Geophysical Institute aims research toward defense
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
Sep 11, 2017
In an effort to gain more federal funding, the Geophysical Institute at the University of Alaska Fairbanks said it plans to tailor some of its...