The University of Alaska, Fairbanks (UAF) was established in 1917. UAF is a land grant, sea grant, space grant and sun grant university. UAF has approximately 17,500 undergraduate and graduate students. Noteworthy academic departments and research institutes include, the Geophysical Institute, International Arctic Research Center, the Arctic Region Supercomputing Center, Arctic Biology and Engineering. The Arctic Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station is known world-wide for its research.

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Researchers solve the century-old mystery of Blood Falls

A research team led by the University of Alaska Fairbanks and Colorado College has solved a century-old mystery involving a famous red waterfall in Antarctica. New evidence links Blood Falls to a large source of salty water ...

Study: Arctic seabed methane stores destabilizing, venting

A section of the Arctic Ocean seafloor that holds vast stores of frozen methane is showing signs of instability and widespread venting of the powerful greenhouse gas, according to the findings of an international research ...

Added Arctic data shows global warming didn't pause

Missing Arctic temperature data, not Mother Nature, created the seeming slowdown of global warming from 1998 to 2012, according to a new study in the journal Nature Climate Change.

Scientists isolate new antifreeze molecule in Alaska beetle

Scientists have identified a novel antifreeze molecule in a freeze-tolerant Alaska beetle able to survive temperatures below minus 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Unlike all previously described biological antifreezes that contain ...

Study measures methane release from Arctic permafrost

A University of Alaska Fairbanks-led research project has provided the first modern evidence of a landscape-level permafrost carbon feedback, in which thawing permafrost releases ancient carbon as climate-warming greenhouse ...

North Slope permafrost thawing sooner than expected

New projections of permafrost change in northern Alaska suggest far-reaching effects will come sooner than expected, scientists reported this week at the fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union.

First dinosaur bones found in Denali National Park

Paleontologists from the University of Alaska Fairbanks and the National Park Service found the first dinosaur bones in Denali National Park during an expedition in July. They also discovered several new dinosaur trackways, ...

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