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Alaska State Resources

Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation
Entry Web page to Alaska's environmental protection agency.
http://www.state.ak.us/dec/

Alaska Department of Fish & Game
Publications, information, regulations, and wildlife resource policy.
http://www.adfg.state.ak.us/

Alaska Department of Natural Resources
Information on water resource, mining, coastal management, and land use policy.
http://www.dnr.state.ak.us/

Alaska Marine Highway System
Schedules, reservations, and information on Alaska's extensive state-operated ferry system.
http://www.dot.state.ak.us/amhs/index.html

Alaska Mineral and Energy Resource Education Fund
The Alaska Mineral and Energy Resource Education Fund (AMEREF) is a partnership between the State of Alaska Department of Education and private industry to provide Alaska students and teachers with the knowledge and skills to make informed and objective decisions relating to mineral, energy, and forest resources. The organization provides training and education resources. Alaska educators can request a kit; the site says online curriculum modules are also planned.
http://www.ameref.org

Alaska Public Lands Information Centers
Information on the network of interagency information centers in Alaska, offering one-stop access to visitor information on Alaska's federal and state public lands.
http://www.nps.gov/aplic/index.html

Field trips in Homer, Alaska
Find information here on science education opportunities (such as field trips) available in the Kachemak Bay area for K-12 students.
http://www.homerfieldtrips.com

Kachemak Bay Research Reserve
Science and Education related to Kachemak Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
http://www.kbayrr.org

UAF Marine Advisory Program
Web site for UAF Alaska Sea Grant and School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences marine extension educators coastal community network. The Marine Advisory Program (MAP) is a university-based, statewide, outreach and technical assistance program designed to help Alaskans "wisely develop, use, conserve, and enjoy Alaska's marine and coastal resources."
http://www.uaf.edu/map

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Arctic Science Centers and Consortia

AAAS Arctic Science Conference 2011

http://arctic.aaas.org/

Arctic Research Consortium of the United States (ARCUS)
A non-profit corporation formed to serve as a forum for coordinating, facilitating, and implementing studies of the arctic. Based in Fairbanks, AK.
http://www.arcus.org

International Arctic Research Center
Formed at the University of Alaska Fairbanks to serve as a focal point for international collaboration on arctic climate change research.
http://www.iarc.uaf.edu/

National Science Foundation Office of Polar Programs
News, publications, and grant information from the NSF Office of Polar Programs
http://www.nsf.gov/od/opp/

North Pacific Research Board
Up to date information on North Pacific, Bering Sea and Arctic research projects and research proposals, as well as scientific planning,history, mission and goals of the North Pacific Research Board.
http://www.nprb.org

Survey of Arctic Meetings (SAM)
A schedule of upcoming international arctic conferences, presented by the International Arctic Science Committee.
http://www.iasc.no/SAM/samtext.htm

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Aurora & Space Science

Alaska Satellite Facility
Acquires, processes, and distributes Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellite data for the government and research communities. Site includes a gallery of satellite imagery.
http://www.asf.alaska.edu/

Asahi Aurora Classroom
Aurora information, research, and history, presented by the Geophysical Instute of the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
http://asahi-classroom.gi.alaska.edu/

Poker Flat Research Range
Home page of the only non-federal, university-owned range in the world.
http://www.gi.alaska.edu/pfrr/pfrr/index.html

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Biological Sciences

Alaska Natural Heritage Program
Based at the University of Alaska Anchorage, the Alaska Natural Heritage Program (AKNHP) is Alaska's clearinghouse for information on plant and animal species of conservation concern.
http://aknhp.uaa.alaska.edu/

Alaska Science Center - Biological Science Office
Information on biological research of the USGS in Alaska.
http://www.absc.usgs.gov

USGS Biological Resources Division - Alaska Activities
A description of the U.S. Geological Survey's Biological Resources Division activities and partnerships in Alaska.
http://biology.usgs.gov/state.partners/activities/ak-act.html

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Circumpolar Human Health

Institute for Circumpolar Health Studies (ICHS)
A program of the University of Alaska Anchorage, the ICHS provides technical assistance and support to increase the capacity within the state to address the health needs of all Alaskans and circumpolar peoples. Includes the quarterly publication "Alaska Rural Health Notes".
http://www.ichs.uaa.alaska.edu/ichs/default.htm

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Climate and Atmosphere Science

Alaska Climate Research Center
Archives digital climate records, develops climate statistics, and prepares monthly weather summaries.
http://climate.gi.alaska.edu/

Arctic Change: A Near Real-Time Arctic Change Indicator
This NOAA site offers information describing the present state of the Arctic climate and ecosystem through a range indicators, from changing city temperatures to the northward shift of duck populations.
http://www.arctic.noaa.gov/detect/

Bering Sea Climate and Ecosystem
Comprehensive resource on the Bering Sea with viewable on-line data, essays on Bering Sea issues, trends, relevance, photos, maps, and much more.
http://www.beringclimate.noaa.gov

Dept. of Energy Atmospheric Radiation Monitoring
ARM is a multi-laboratory, interagency program researching global climate change. ARM's goal is to improve the treatment of clouds and radiation processes in global climate models. This site provides information on North Slope ARM sites and related projects in Barrow and Atqasuk.
http://www.arm.gov/sites/nsa.stm

National Weather Service - Anchorage forecast office
The official weather forecast for Anchorage and other Alaska locales.
http://pafc.arh.noaa.gov/

NOAA Arctic Research Office
NOAA's Arctic Research Office (ARO) serves as a focal point for NOAA's research activities in the Arctic, Bering Sea, North Pacific and North Atlantic regions. NOAA's Arctic Theme Page and Arctic Science Laboratory are sponsored by the Arctic Research Office.
http://www.arctic.noaa.gov/aro/

NOAA Arctic Science Laboratory
The NOAA Arctic Science Laboratory (ASL) is a virtual organization composed of NOAA physical scientists, chemists, and biologists, studying the Arctic ocean, atmosphere, and land masses through direct and remote observation, models, and analysis of data.
http://asl.arctic.noaa.gov/

NOAA Climate Monitoring and Diagnostics Laboratory, Barrow Observatory
A US Dept. of Commerce site providing basic information for and views of Barrow Observatory, located near sea level 8 km east of Barrow, Alaska. The facility is manned year around by two engineers/scientists who often commute to work in winter on snow machines.
http://www.cmdl.noaa.gov/obop/brw/index.html

Unaami data collection:  Quantifying Arctic Change
A collection of data designed to document "a complex suite of significant, interrelated atmospheric, atmospheric, oceanic and terrestrial changes" in the Arctic. Named "Unaami," based on the Yup'ik word for "tomorrow," the site contains viewable multi-disciplinary Arctic time series data for: climate, atmosphere, ocean, sea ice, terrestrial, biological and fisheries information.
http://www.unaami.noaa.gov

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Earth Sciences

Alaska Earthquake Information Center
Located at the Geophysical Institute of the University of Alaska Fairbanks, the AEIC serves as an integration point for all seismic networks within Alaska, and provides databases, archives, and educational programs.
http://www.aeic.alaska.edu/

Alaska Volcano Observatory
News, photos, maps, and research on Alaska's active volcanoes, prepared by the AVO, a joint program of the USGS, the UAF Geophysical Institute, and the State of Alaska.
http://www.avo.alaska.edu/

Center for Global Change and Arctic System Science
Serves as the focal point at the University of Alaska Fairbanks for coordinating and implementing interdisciplinary research and education related to the role of the Arctic in global climate change.
http://www.cgc.uaf.edu/default.html

NASA Earth Observatory
The purpose of NASA's Earth Observatory is to provide a freely-accessible publication on the Internet where the public can obtain new satellite imagery and scientific information about our home planet. Includes imagery of natural disasters, storms, fires, and geological processes.
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov

Pebble Mine Announcements from Pebble Watch
Pebble Watch is an impartial, educational and fact-based initiative of the Bristol Bay Native Corporation Land Department to disseminate information regarding the proposed Pebble Mine project to BBNC shareholders and interested parties.
http://www.pebblewatch.com

U.S. Army Permafrost Tunnel
A description of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers research site near Fairbanks, AK, and information on permafrost and cold regions excavation techniques.
http://www.crrel.usace.army.mil/permafrosttunnel/

UAF Geophysical Institute
Links to earthquake and volcano information, aurora forecasts, weather webcams, and the Institute's many programs.
http://www.gi.alaska.edu/

USGS - Geologic Information About Alaska
A collection of links to Alaska geological information, presented by the U.S. Geological Survey.
http://geology.wr.usgs.gov/docs/stateinfo/AK.html

USGS - Water Resources in Alaska
Real-time and historical streamflow, surface water, groundwater, and water quality data, plus information on glaciers and water resources.
http://alaska.usgs.gov/water.html

USGS Earthquake Hazards Program
Earthquake news, hazards and preparedness info, and research, presented by the U.S. Geological Survey.
http://quake.wr.usgs.gov/prepare/alaska/

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Education & Teachers Resources

Alaska Mineral and Energy Resource Education Fund
The Alaska Mineral and Energy Resource Education Fund (AMEREF) is a partnership between the State of Alaska Department of Education and private industry to provide Alaska students and teachers with the knowledge and skills to make informed and objective decisions relating to mineral, energy, and forest resources. The organization provides training and education resources. Alaska educators can request a kit; the site says online curriculum modules are also planned.
http://www.ameref.org

Alaska Science Consortium
The Alaska Science Consortium (ASC) is a coalition of teachers, districts, and the Alaska Dept of Education and Early Development (EED) working together to improve the teaching of science.
http://www.akscience.org/

Alaska Science Explained
Personal website of Alaska science educator Neal Brown. Includes audio files of his weekly radio science program.
http://www.alaskascience.com/

Alaska Science Teachers Association
ASTA is a support and information source for science education in Alaska, involved in education policy and statewide initiatives. Site includes a regularly-updated newsletter.
http://www.aksta.org

Bird Treatment and Learning Center
Nonprofit organization treats sick, injured or orphaned wild birds and provides public education and outreach about Alaska birds. Web site presents current activites and a quarterly newletter.
http://www.birdtlc.net

Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies
Nonprofit educational organization provides guided school field trips and natural history tours in Kachemak Bay; site includes downloadable curriculum materials about Alaska Sea Ducks, Alaska Endangered Species, and the Gulf of Alaska CoastWatch monitoring program.
http://www.akcoastalstudies.org

Challenger Learning Center of Alaska
The Challenger Learning Center of Alaska, located in Kenai, AK, is part of a worldwide network of fifty-two Challenger Centers. The Challenger Center uses simulated space missions to inspire students to stay in school and excel in science, math, and technology.
http://www.akchallenger.org/

Field trips in Homer, Alaska
Find information here on science education opportunities (such as field trips) available in the Kachemak Bay area for K-12 students.
http://www.homerfieldtrips.com

National Park Service Regional Education Page
This is a regional Web site for NPS Outreach in Alaska. While it serves mostly an internal audience, it does feature some links which would be of interest to other agencies and outside educators.
http://www.nps.gov/akso/education.htm

NOAA Teacher at Sea Program
Stories, pictures, and application information on NOAA's Teacher at Sea Program, in which teachers go to sea aboard NOAA research and survey ships to work under the tutelage of scientists and crew.
http://www.tas.noaa.gov/

North Pacific Ocean Theme Page
A NOAA Web site created for teachers and scientists, with links to data, programs and institutions relating to the biology, meteorology and oceanography of the North Pacific Ocean.
http://www.pmel.noaa.gov/np/index.html

OceanLiteracy.org
Sponsored by NASA's Oceanography program, this site is dedicated to inspiring students "to engage in the rigorous study of science and math disciplines as they seek answers to today's most curious questions" about the world's oceans. The site offers projects and activities.
http://www.oceanliteracy.org

Teachers and Researchers Exploring and Collaborating (TREC)
TREC is a educational outreach program of ARCUS in which K-12 teachers participate in arctic research.
http://www.arcus.org/TREC/

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Libraries & Databases

Alaska Resources Library and Information Services (ARLIS)
A joint effort of several federal and state organizations, this library hosts an authoritative collection of books, journals, databases and other information on Alaskan environmental and cultural resources.
http://www.arlis.org/

Alaska State Geospatial Data Clearinghouse
Links to state and local government geospatial maps and data.
http://www.asgdc.state.ak.us/

Arctic Science and Technology Information System (ASTIS)
This database contains over 53,000 records describing publications and research projects about northern Canada. ASTIS is maintained by the Arctic Institute of North America at the University of Calgary.
http://www.aina.ucalgary.ca/astis/

Databases for Alaskans
A collection of searchable databases containing a wide variety of newspaper and journal articles, educational materials, and other media.
http://sled.alaska.edu/databases/home.html

Statewide Library Electronic Doorway (SLED)
"Alaska's Virtual Library and Digital Archives". An Alaska-based Web portal with access to 'Databases for Alaskans' and a vast array of other links.
http://sled.alaska.edu/index.html

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Logistical Resources & Services for Scientists

American Chemical Society, Alaska section
Web site for the Alaska section of the American Chemical Society, the largest technical society in the world.
http://www.acs-alaska.org

Barrow Arctic Science Consortium (BASC)
A not-for-profit organization based in Barrow, AK, dedicated to encouraging and providing logistical support for research on Alaska's north slope.
http://www.sfos.uaf.edu/basc/

North Pacific Research Board
Up to date information on North Pacific, Bering Sea and Arctic research projects and research proposals, as well as scientific planning,history, mission and goals of the North Pacific Research Board.
http://www.nprb.org

VECO Polar Resources
VECO Polar Resources is the National Science Foundationís arctic logistics contractor, annually supporting over 500 scientists working year-round in 55 different field locations
http://www.vecopolar.com/

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Marine Biology & Fisheries

Alaska Fisheries Science Center
The Alaska Fisheries Science Center is the Alaskan research branch of the National Oceanic and Atomspheric Administration's National Marine Fisheries Service.
http://www.afsc.noaa.gov/

Auke Bay Laboratory, NOAA Alaska Fisheries Science Center
The Auke Bay Laboratory is located near Juneau, AK, and has conducted federal fisheries research in Alaska since 1960. The Web site offers a publications database, images, and educational materials.
http://www.afsc.noaa.gov/abl/

National Marine Fisheries Service Alaska Region
Information on fisheries regulations, management policy, harvest reports, and more.
http://www.fakr.noaa.gov/

North Pacific Marine Research Program
An University of Alaska Fairbanks program to support and coordinate investigations of salmon and other marine fisheries in the Bering Sea and Gulf of Alaska.
http://www.sfos.uaf.edu/npmr

North Pacific Universities Marine Mammal Research Consortium
Web site of a consortium of researchers from the Universities of Alaska, Washington, Oregon State and the University of British Columbia, focussing on Steller sea lions as well as other marine mammals of the North Pacific.†
http://www.marinemammal.org/

Seward Sealife Center
The Alaska Sealife Center in Seward, AK, is a non-profit marine science facility conducting research, rehabilitation and public education.
http://www.alaskasealife.org

The Giant Octopus Web Page
Photos, publications, and links on the giant octopi of Prince William Sound, by a marine biologist at Alaska Pacific University.
http://marine.alaskapacific.edu/octopus/

UAF Marine Advisory Program
Web site for UAF Alaska Sea Grant and School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences marine extension educators coastal community network. The Marine Advisory Program (MAP) is a university-based, statewide, outreach and technical assistance program designed to help Alaskans "wisely develop, use, conserve, and enjoy Alaska's marine and coastal resources."
http://www.uaf.edu/map

USFWS Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge
Information on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's vast Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge, headquartered in Homer, AK.
http://refuges.fws.gov/profiles/index.cfm?id=74500

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Museums & Science Centers

Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitors Center
Located in Homer, AK, this state-of-the-art interpretive, educational, & research facility is a partnership of the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge and the Kachemak Bay Research Reserve.
http://www.islandsandocean.org

Alaska Museum of Natural History
Newly relocated and renovated museum in Anchorage. Features one of the largest collections of fossils, rocks, and minerals in the state. Hours: Tuesday through Saturday 9 AM to 5 PM: Sundays 12 PM to 5 PM.
http://www.alaskamuseum.org

BLM Campbell Creek Science Center
Operated in Anchorage by the Bureau of Land Management, this is an outdoor science center offering educational programs for children and information on natural resources.
http://www.anchorage.ak.blm.gov/ccscentr.html

Eagle River Nature Center
A natural history interpretive center located in Chugach Mountains, about 25 miles northeast of Anchorage.
http://www.ernc.org/

Imaginarium
A children's hands-on science discovery center in downtown Anchorage.
http://www.imaginarium.org/

Murie Science & Learning Center
This education and research center, which opened in August 2004 in Denali National Park, offers hands-on programs for students, teachers, and visitors, celebrating Alaska's eight northernmost national parks.
http://www.alaskanha.org/murie-science-learning-center.htm

Museum of the Aleutians
Archaeological research facility and museum for the Aleutian region.
http://www.aleutians.org/

Pratt Museum
Located in Homer, AK, this museum features exhibits on art, natural history, native cultures, homesteading, fishing, marine ecology and the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Also includes remote video wildlife viewing (see "Wild-Eyed Alaska")
http://www.prattmuseum.org/

Seward Sealife Center
Located in Seward, AK, the Alaska SeaLife Center is a non-profit marine science facility dedicated to research, rehabilitation and public education.
http://www.alaskasealife.org/

University of Alaska Museum of the North
Located at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, this museum hosts extensive botanical, geological, zoological, and cultural collections.
http://www.uaf.edu/museum/

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Natural History & Conservation Organizations

Alaska Bird Observatory
The Alaska Bird Observatory is an Alaska nonprofit corporation, whose mission is to advance the appreciation, understanding, and conservation of birds and their habitats through research and education. Their Web site includes seasonal newsletters and reports.
http://www.alaskabird.org/

Alaska Center for the Environment
The Alaska Center for the Environment (ACE) is Alaska's largest home-grown citizen's group working for the sensible stewardship of Alaska's natural environment.
http://www.akcenter.org/

Alaska Conservation Alliance
The Alaska Conservation Alliance (ACA) is a statewide coalition of 45 conservation groups & businesses representing over 38,000 individual members.
http://www.akvoice.org/members/index.html

Alaska Conservation Foundation
The Alaska Conservation Foundation is a community philanthropic foundation for the environment that receives and awards grants throughout the state for projects to protect Alaska's ecosystems and promote sustainable livelihoods for Alaska's communities and people.
http://www.akcf.org/index.htm

Alaska Marine Conservation Council (AMCC)
The Alaska Marine Conservation Council is a community-based organization of people working together to protect marine habitat, minimize bycatch, prevent overfishing and promote clean, community-based fishing opportunities.
http://www.akmarine.org/

Alaska Natural History Association
The Alaska Natural History Association is the nonprofit educational partner of Alaska's public lands, dedicated to supporting public land educational programs, and providing books and maps.
http://www.alaskanha.org/

American Bald Eagle Foundation
A private educational foundation based in Haines, AK, dedicated to the protection and preservation of bald eagle habitat by sponsoring and facilitating research activities.
http://baldeagles.org/index.htm

Audubon Alaska
Information on activities of the National Audubon Society in Alaska, and links to local Alaskan chapters.
http://www.audubon.org/chapter/ak/ak/

Ducks Unlimited Alaska
This Ducks Unlimited Web page features the organization's Alaska Initiative, which includes the mapping and inventory of over 80 million acres of wetland habitat.
http://www.ducks.org/conservation/alaska.asp

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council
Oversees the allocation of funds and conduct of restoration activities related to the Exxon Valdez oil spill, including the GEM (Gulf Ecosystem Monitoring Research) program.
http://www.evostc.state.ak.us/

Field trips in Homer, Alaska
Find information here on science education opportunities (such as field trips) available in the Kachemak Bay area for K-12 students.
http://www.homerfieldtrips.com

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Online Image Resources

Alaska Fisheries Science Center Field Videos
Video clips of habitat, fishing vessels, catch processing, and sea conditions, presented by the NOAA Alaska Fisheries Science Center.
http://www.afsc.noaa.gov/race/media/videos/vids_vessels.htm

Alaska Image Library - U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
A searchable library of public domain images from Alaska, provided by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.
http://images.fws.gov/default.cfm?library_id=r7&CFID=28137&CFTOKEN=70966664

Alaska Sealife Center
Digital photos or slides of images seen on the Alaska Sealife Center's Web site or publications can be requested from this Web page.
http://www.alaskasealife.org/site/about_aslc/media/pictures

Alaska Volcano Observatory Photograph Publications
Organized collections of images of the volcanoes of Alaska, prepared in various downloadable formats.
http://www.avo.alaska.edu/avo4/products/digiphotos.htm

Mollusks of Alaska and the Aleutian Islands
Images of over 140 species of mollusks collected by NOAA/NMFS trawl surveys.
http://www.jaxshells.org/nopac.htm

National Marine Mammal Laboratory image gallery
A collection of unrestricted-use images of marine mammals, made available by NOAA's National Marine Mammal Laboratory.
http://nmml.afsc.noaa.gov/gallery/images.htm

National Science Foundation Image Library
A searchable database of images on a variety of science subjects.
http://olpaimages.nsf.gov/

NOAA Gallery of Arctic Images
A large selection of links to images from the arctic and the North Pole, including webcams!
http://www.arctic.noaa.gov/gallery.html

NOAA Photo Library Image Collections
A large selection of image albums on a wide array of subjects, ranging from meteorology to coral reefs.
http://www.photolib.noaa.gov/collections.html

NOAA Photo Library Image Collections
A large selection of image albums on a wide array of subjects, ranging from meteorology to coral reefs.
http://www.photolib.noaa.gov/collections.html

Wild-Eyed Alaska (Pratt Museum web cams)
Video clips of Kachemak Bay seabird life from the Pratt Museum's remotely operated video cameras.
http://www.hhmi.org/alaska/

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Paleontology & Archaeology

Alaskan Dinosaur Expedition
In journal entries and photos, Dallas Museum of Natural History paleontologist Tony Fiorillo documents a 1998 expedition above the Arctic Circle.
http://www.dallasdino.org/research/alaska/default.asp

Geosciences in Alaska / Arctic Alaska Dinosaur Project
These pages, housed at the University of California Museum of Paleontology Web site, tell about the Geosciences education program that brings K-12 teachers to Alaska to do fieldwork; they also outline a history of paleontology explorations in Alaska.
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/education/alaska/update1.html

National Association of State Archaeologists
Web page of contact information for the Alaska state archaeologist, via the NASA directory.
http://www.uiowa.edu/~osa/nasa/in/alaska.html

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Press & Publications

Alaska Geographic Online
Information on ordering books, guides, maps, and posters created by the former Alaska Geographic press.
http://www.akgeo.com/

National Academies Press
Publications on a wide variety of science topics. Read more than 3,000 books free, and purchase from a selection of 900 PDFs
http://www.nap.edu/

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Science Outreach & Publications

Alaska Science Forum
Alaska science stories presented by the Geophysical Institute of the University of Alaska, Fairbanks.
http://www.gi.alaska.edu/ScienceForum

Alaska Wildlife News
A monthly publication of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.
http://www.wildlifenews.alaska.gov/

Alaska Wildlife Notebook
Factsheets on numerous Alaskan animals, provided by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.
http://www.adfg.state.ak.us/pubs/notebook/notehome.php

Arctic Science Journeys Radio
Science articles presented by the Alaska Sea Grant program, at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks
http://www.uaf.edu/seagrant/NewsMedia/MoreASJ.html

Edge of the Arctic Shelf
Bilingual (English-Spanish) cruise Web site documenting the oceanographic field work of the Western Arctic Shelf Basin Interactions (SBI) Experiment through photos, interviews and science facts. The site, which covers three years of cruises, is the work of writer/photographer Chris Linder and a Web team at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
http://www.whoi.edu/arcticedge/

Pebble Mine Announcements from Pebble Watch
Pebble Watch is an impartial, educational and fact-based initiative of the Bristol Bay Native Corporation Land Department to disseminate information regarding the proposed Pebble Mine project to BBNC shareholders and interested parties.
http://www.pebblewatch.com

Sounds Wild
Download audio files of this educational radio program, produced by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.
http://www.wildlife.alaska.gov/pubs/soundswild/sw_home.cfm

Witness the Arctic
A biannual newsletter on arctic research and policy, from the Arctic Research Consortium of the United States (ARCUS).
http://www.arcus.org/Witness_the_Arctic/

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Traditional Ecological Knowledge

AAAS TEK Database
Prepared by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the T.E.K.* P.A.D. (Traditional Ecological Knowledge Prior Art Database) is an index and search engine of existing Internet-based, public domain documentation concerning indigenous knowledge and plant species uses.
http://ip.aaas.org/tekindex.nsf

Alaska Native Knowledge Network - TEK links page
A page of links to Alaskan traditional knowledge resources, presented by the Alaska Native Knowledge Network
http://www.ankn.uaf.edu/tek.html

Alaska Native Science Commission
The mission of the Alaska Native Science Commission is to endorse and support scientific research that enhances and perpetuates Alaska Native cultures and ensures the protection of indigenous cultures and intellectual property.†
http://www.nativescience.org/

Smithsonian Arctic Studies Center
The Alaska office of the Smithsonian Arctic Studies Center hosts projects in which Native peoples, scholars, and museum associates work together on a range of collaborative research and education programs.
http://www.mnh.si.edu/arctic/html/alaska.htm

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U.S. Federal Resources

AAAS Arctic Science Conference 2011

http://arctic.aaas.org/

Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory - Alaska
Information on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers research laboratory activities in Alaska.
http://www.crrel.usace.army.mil/alaska-office/

NOAA Arctic Research Office
Focal point for NOAA's Arctic research activities in the Arctic, Bering Sea, N. Pacific and N. Atlantic.
http://www.arctic.noaa.gov/aro/

NSF Arctic Sciences Section - Office of Polar Programs
Home page for information on Arctic research and opportunities supported by the National Science Foundation.
http://www.nsf.gov/od/opp/arctic/start.htm

U.S. Geological Survey Alaska Science Center
A gateway site to the USGS Alaska Science Center, with links to information on USGS biology, geology, geography, hazards, and water resource programs.
http://alaska.usgs.gov/

U.S.F.S. Forest Health Protection - Alaska Region
This U.S. Forestry Service Web site offers information on forest pest and health management in Alaska, and provides publications, maps, and GIS data. Great web-site on the firest health conditions of Alaska; including insects and diseases. Many items of interest: Pest Leaflets, Handbook of Alaska Forest Inescts and Diseases, etc.
http://www.fs.fed.us/r10/spf/fhp

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University Sites

Alaska Pacific University - Marine Biology Program
Information on the faculty, research, and course offerings in the marine biology program at APU.
http://marine.alaskapacific.edu/marine/

Science for Alaska Lecture Series
Schedules for science lecture series in Fairbanks, Anchorage, and Juneau, sponsored by the UAF Geophysical Institute and University of Alaska Foundation.
http://www.gi.alaska.edu/InfoOffice/Science_for_Alaska/

Taiga Biological Station
Taiga Biological Station, an institute of the University of Manitoba, is dedicated to the study of the organisms of the taiga (the northern, or "boreal forest") and their ecology.
http://www.wilds.mb.ca/taiga/

UAF Marine Advisory Program
Web site for UAF Alaska Sea Grant and School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences marine extension educators coastal community network. The Marine Advisory Program (MAP) is a university-based, statewide, outreach and technical assistance program designed to help Alaskans "wisely develop, use, conserve, and enjoy Alaska's marine and coastal resources."
http://www.uaf.edu/map

UAF Newsroom
News, announcements, and research highlights from the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
http://www.uaf.edu/news/

UAF School of Natural Resources & Agricultural Sciences
Research and information on natural resource management and agriculture from the Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, the northernmost agricultural experiment station in the United States.
http://www.uaf.edu/snras/

UAF Science Calendar
Calendar of upcoming science seminars at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
http://www.cgc.uaf.edu/calendar.html

University of Alaska Fairbanks Research Page
A Web page presenting research highlights, resources and support, and research centers and institutes at UAF.
http://www.uaf.edu/UAF/research.html

University of Alaska Southeast - Whale Research
Information on whale research and the annual WhaleFest at UAS Sitka.
http://www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/WhaleResearch.html

University of Washington Polar Science Center
The Polar Science Center (PSC) is a unit of the Applied Physics Laboratory at the University of Washington, conducting research on the physical processes that control the interactions among air, ocean, and ice.
http://psc.apl.washington.edu/pscweb2002/homepage.html

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Also of Interest...

AAAS Arctic Science Conference 2011

http://arctic.aaas.org/

Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge unofficial site
The unofficial guide to the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge includes field camp photos, invasive species project information, news articles and more.
http://www.amnwr.com/

American Chemical Society, Alaska section
Web site for the Alaska section of the American Chemical Society, the largest technical society in the world.
http://www.acs-alaska.org

Pebble Mine Announcements from Pebble Watch
Pebble Watch is an impartial, educational and fact-based initiative of the Bristol Bay Native Corporation Land Department to disseminate information regarding the proposed Pebble Mine project to BBNC shareholders and interested parties.
http://www.pebblewatch.com

Public Library of Science
The Public Library of Science (PLoS) is a nonprofit organization of scientists and physicians committed to making the world's scientific and medical literature a freely available public resource.
http://www.publiclibraryofscience.org/

The Naked Scientists
The Web site for the "Naked Scientists" radio program, with articles, archives, and chat rooms.
http://www.thenakedscientists.com

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