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UAF Geophysical Institute Marks 75 Years

The blue satellite dish atop the University of Alaska Fairbanks Elvey building has long been iconic of the scientific research focused West Ridge part of campus. Elvey is home to the UAF Geophysical Institute, which was established by Congress 75 years ago this week. As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports the G.I. started with a focused mission and has grown into a center for diverse research, monitoring and innovation.