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.


Quaternary News Spring 2021:

  • 2021  AQC Hopkins Fellowship Competition is Now Open.  Applications due by 5 pm, March 17, 2021.  Award limit is $1500. Go to Hopkins Fellowship for more information.
  • 2021 UA Museum of the North Geist competition is now open.  Applications due by April 5, 2021.  Go to Geist web page for more information.

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