Research Programs

Research at UAF

Retrieving ice cores from the arctic ice pack
Photo courtesy of SFOS

Many of UAF's research programs take advantage of our unique location in interior Alaska; UAF is the nation's only arctic university. Visit the Centers and Institutes page for more information about our research units, including:

  • Advance System Security Education, Research and Training Center
  • Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station
  • Alaska and Polar Regions Collections, Rasmuson Library
  • Alaska Basic Neuroscience Program
  • Alaska Center for Climate Assesment and Policy
  • Alaska Climate Research Center
  • Alaska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
  • Alaska Earthquake Information Center
  • Alaska Geobotany Center
  • Alaska Native Language Center
  • Alaska Quaternary Center
  • Alaska Satellite Facility
  • Alaska Sea Grant
  • Alaska Space Grant
  • Alaska Volcano Observatory
  • Arctic Archival Observatory
  • Arctic Region Supercomputing Center
  • Bonanza Creek Long Term Ecological Research Site
Dean Carol Lewis holding a young reindeer calf
UAF photo by Todd Paris
  • Center for Alaska Native Health Research
  • Center for Cross-Cultural Studies
  • Center for Global Change and Arctic System Research
  • Coastal Marine Institute
  • Cold Climate Housing Research Center
  • Cooperative Institute for Alaska Research
  • Core Facility for Nucleic Acid Research
  • Experimantal Program to Stimulate Competitive Reasearch
  • Fishery Industrial Technology Center
  • Geographic Information Network of Alaska
  • Geophysical Institute
  • IDeA Networks for Biomedical Research Excellence
  • Institute of Arctic Biology
  • Institute of Arctic Biology Research Greenhouse
  • Institute of Marine Science
  • Institute of Northern Engineering
  • International Arctic Research Center
  • Mineral Industry Research Laboratory
  • Office of Electronic Miniaturization
  • Petroleum Development Laboratory
  • Poker Flat Research Range
  • Pollock Conservation Cooperative Research Center
  • Reindeer Research Program
  • Robert G. White Large Animal Research Station
  • Spatial Ecology Laboratory
  • Toolik Field Station
  • UA Museaum of the North
  • Water and Environmental Research Center
  • West Coast and Polar Regions Undersea Research Center
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