Geophysical Institute

Scientists at the Geophysical Institute study geophysical processes in action from the center of the Earth to the surface of the sun and beyond. The institute turns data and observations into information useful for state and national needs.

An Act of Congress established the Geophysical Institute in 1946. Since that time, the Institute has earned an international reputation for studying Earth and its physical environments at high latitudes and is now diversified into seven major research units. Institute faculty and research staff serves on a number of advisory boards providing scientific evaluation and ideas for a wide range of concerns. At the Geophysical Institute, research and education proceed hand-in-hand. Opportunities abound for undergraduate and graduate research with our renowned scientists.

Institution University of Alaska Fairbanks
Country United States
Infrastructure type Research centre/institute
Disciplines Earth sciences
Language of operation English
Keywords geophysicsearth sciencealaska


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