University of Alaska Fairbanks
The University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) is a public research university in Fairbanks, Alaska, United States. It is the flagship campus of the University of Alaska System. UAF is home to seven major research units: the Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station; the Geophysical Institute, which operates the Poker Flat Research Range; the International Arctic Research Center; the Arctic Region Supercomputing Center; the Institute of Arctic Biology; the Institute of Marine Science; and the Institute of Northern Engineering. Located just 200 miles south of the Arctic Circle, the Fairbanks campus' unique location is situated favorably for arctic and northern research. The campus' several lines of research are renowned worldwide, most notably arctic biology, arctic engineering, geophysics, supercomputing and aboriginal studies. The University of Alaska Museum of the North is also on the Fairbanks campus.