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 events Fall 2019:

  • Dan Mann IAB Seminar, Friday November 15th, 4 pm Murie Auditorium UAF.  Megafaunal extinctions at the end of the last ice age: an expanded Plaids and Stripes Hypothesis

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.