Killik River, Alaska

Quaternary Science is the multi-disciplinary study of geological, biological, climatological and human systems of the past two million years (the Quaternary Period), and the evolution of these systems into present conditions on Earth. The Alaska Quaternary Center (AQC) is committed to the promotion of interdisciplinary research and the enhancement of interdisciplinary instruction in Quaternary sciences.


The AQC Travel Grant Competition is now open!  Applications are due by 5 pm April 22, 2019.  Go to Travel Grant for more information and application form.

Fundraising for AQC:  We are beginning fundraising efforts to reinstate our speaker series.  See Visiting Speakers  and Past Speakers[BROKEN LINK] for previous visitors.  More information on fundraising to follow.