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NSF Award Highlights

snapshot of horizontal displacement surface waves from the 2012 sumatra earthquake

The birth of an earthquake

The start of one quake influences subsequent, related quakes ...

Research Areas: Earth & Environment

a designer sculpts a waterway in the sand using an augmented-reality sandbox

No ordinary sandbox

Augmented-reality sandbox generates interest in geography and geology...

Research Areas: Education, Computing

an expedition member during 2011 ascent of mount kilimanjaro

A mountain view of biomes and ice caps

Teachers atop Mount Kilimanjaro discuss climate change with students around the globe...

Research Areas: Education

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NSF Local Research Assets

drawing of ARRV

R/V Sikuliaq, the Alaska Region Research Vessel

The R/V Sikuliaq is one of the most advanced research vessels in the world. ...

Type: Aircraft & Vessels

scientist releasing rabbit into forest

Bonanza Creek Long-Term Ecological Research Site

This research site studies the boreal forest in Alaska and identifies factors in forest resilience and vulnerability....

Type: Facilities & Networks

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