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UAF Geophysical Institute

The High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program or “HAARP” facility is gearing up for its busiest season since the University of Alaska Fairbanks acquired the Gakona-area atmospheric experimentation station from the Air Force.


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The University of Alaska Fairbanks has several prospective customers for the HAARP facility. UAF took ownership of the High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program facility in Gakona from the Air Force last summer, and as KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, there’s optimism that the station, once destined for scrap, has a future.

U.A.F. Takes Over HAARP

Aug 17, 2015

The University of Alaska Fairbanks is gearing up to transform a newly acquired research facility into a financially self-sustaining entity. Last week UAF formally accepted ownership of the High Frequency Active Auroral Research program facility, known as HAARP, north of Gulkana. As KUAC’s Robert Hannon reports, through a two million dollar loan, the University hopes to attract scientists and research dollars to what it touts as world class research site.

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The Air Force has agreed to delay its plans to demolish a $300 million research facility near Glennallen to allow more time to work out a deal to transfer ownership to the University of Alaska-Fairbanks.


Fairbanks, AK - The Air Force has paused a plan to demolish the HAARP facility, as it reconsiders options for transferring its ionospheric research infrastructure near Gakona to another entity. As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, that could be the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

HAARP Offline

Jul 19, 2013
HAARP

The High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program, or HAARP facility, shut down last month. The official in charge of the military research facility near Glennallen isn’t talking, but as KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, the closure appears to be short term.