UAF Geophysical Institute

University of Alaska Fairbanks

A National Science Foundation grant will expand operations at the University of Alaska Fairbanks High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program or HAARP facility in Gakona. KUAC’s Dan Bross reports.


UAF Geophysical Institute and Department of Chemistry

A new compound found in Fairbanks’s winter air might reveal new strategies for fighting air pollution. Researchers at University of Alaska Fairbanks have started a three-year study to track the new compound that is a big part of the fine-particle pollution that causes health problems in the Interior.


Isaac Solomon/Alaska Division of Forestry

The Fairbanks North Star Borough Assembly approved a resolution Thursday that established a task force that will put together a plan to deal with the impacts of climate change on the borough.


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.


Tim Ellis/KUAC

Internet connectivity and phone service is mostly up again today for University of Alaska campuses around the state, though some sporadic problems persist. Technicians repaired an electrical problem Wednesday afternoon that knocked out service for much of the day. The outage slowed or halted most routine office work and kept the university from offering such services as teleconferencing, online distance learning – and even earthquake monitoring.


A possible connection between climate change and noctilucent clouds …


U.S. Geological Survey

UPDATED: Seismic activity continued around Alaska into this morning, following the strong earthquake centered near Yakutat that rattled portions of southern Alaska and the Yukon Territory early Thursday.