Space, Science, and Web Links
The following sites are involved in research programs which complement
those of Poker Flat.
Related Scientific Facilities Worldwide
- HERDER Arctic Response Technology
- National Aeronautical and Space Administration
- National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
- National Institute of Information and Communication Technology (Japan): Information about space, atmospheric, environmental,
and other sciences from Japan's Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications.
NICT is developing an
extensive research program in cooperation with
the Geophysical Institute at Poker Flat.
- EISCAT Scientific
Association: European space and atmospheric radar studies
- Millstone Hill
Observatory: space and atmospheric radar studies in
- National Astronomy and Ionosphere
Center Arecibo Observatory: radio astronomy, space, and
atmospheric research in Puerto Rico.
National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado.
- Space Weather Prediction
Center: space weather forecasts, solar images, and other
Greenland incoherent scatter radar facility, supporting a variety
of space physics instrumentation.
SuperDARN: the Super Dual Auroral Radar Network operated by
Johns Hopkins University's Applied Physics Laboratory.
High-frequency Active Auroral Research Program near Gakona, Alaska.
Other Topics of Interest
>Learn Astronomy from your Couch: submitted to us by a student, Mary, who found our
links and content useful during her own research. She decided to help us out in return.
- >Christian's Resource: A Guide to Space Exploration
- >Dr. Tony Phillips' Space Weather
>Alaska Interagency Coordination Center - Alaska Fire Service - BLM:
Predictive Services - Weather Database
- >NASA's Astronomy Picture of the Day
Rocket Lab: Space Physics at Darthmouth
- Dr. Don
Hampton's Optics Page
- Poker Flat Allsky Camera
- BEAR Balloons
Forecast: Brought to you by the Geophysical Institute.
- Real-time Aurora
Optics: display real-time aurora activity.
- Alaska Space Grant
Program: information about the University of Alaska's Space
The International Arctic Research Center on the University of Alaska
Space Grant home page: description and current information
about the National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program.
- Sprites and Jets:
information about Geophysical Institute investigations of
newly-discovered optical emissions apparently linking the ionosphere
at NASA: updates on shuttle missions and major space science
- The UAF Physics
Department: information about the Physics Department faculty,
seminars, and graduate program.
- The UAF Space Physics
and Aeronomy home page, including information on students,
researchers, and research topics.