Geophysical Institute

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The Geophysical Institute of the University of Alaska Fairbanks conducts research into space physics and aeronomy; atmospheric sciences; snow, ice, and permafrost; seismology; volcanology; and tectonics and sedimentation. It was founded in 1946 by the United States Congress. The Institute includes several important facilities:

C.T. Elvey building in Summer

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Coordinates: 64°51′34″N 147°50′59″W / 64.85944°N 147.84972°W / 64.85944; -147.84972