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Seismic ‘streams’ may reveal volcanic secrets
Dec 10, 2018
A volcano is like a stream. It might sound like a Zen proverb, but it’s a useful comparison for University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical...
Why the 7.0 earthquake was felt differently across Anchorage
Anchorage Daily News
Dec 02, 2018
The 7.0 earthquake just north of Anchorage on Friday morning shredded the earth with 2 million tons of explosive force , and generated 650...
Massive impact crater discovered in Greenland
Nov 14, 2018
An international team including a researcher from the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute has discovered a 31-kilometer-wide...
Five-year Alaska Satellite Facility contract worth $48.6 million
Oct 25, 2018
NASA has awarded a $48.6 million contract to the University of Alaska Fairbanks to continue operating the Alaska Satellite Facility’s synthetic...
New funding will improve Alaska volcano monitoring network
Aug 10, 2018
The Alaska Volcano Observatory will upgrade its volcano monitoring network throughout Alaska due to a $12 million budget increase through the U.S...
Geophysical Institute eligible for long-term defense research funding
Oct 01, 2018
The University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute has received a Defense Department designation to research topics important to national...
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,...