The state legislature decides this week whether to override the governor’s $130 million cuts that could devastate the university and its world-class research.
A rare submarine landslide provides researchers with a reference point for modeling the biggest tsunamis.
The Alaska Amphibious Community Seismic Experiment is taking a close look at seismic activity along the Alaska Peninsula to understand earthquakes in this little-studied region.
New study reveals how space weather causes rapid fluctuations in Earth’s surface geomagnetic field.
The official objected to providing results of an Alaskan energy assessment to Interior Secretary Zinke before the report was public. The department says Zinke acted within his authority.
In a seismically quiet segment of Alaska’s subduction zone lie faults with structures similar to those of the system that caused the deadly Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.
A systematic survey offers a striking portrait of movement along a 500-kilometer-long undersea section of the Queen Charlotte–Fairweather fault off the coast of southeastern Alaska.
Despite avian distractions and dreadful weather, a research cruise to map the seafloor off Alaska revealed new insights into the Queen Charlotte Fault.
Volcano seismic waves produce distinct tremor patterns, or "fingerprints," shared by different kinds of volcanoes.
About two thirds of the gas produced by a study area near Barrow, Alaska, came from increasingly abundant greenery covering only 5% of the landscape, researchers estimate.