Toolik Lake & Toolik Field Station

Here you will find Toolik Field Station, an arctic research station operated by the Institute of Arctic Biology at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. This is the US’s most important arctic research station and the site of the National Science Foundation’s Arctic Long-term Ecological Research Site. The mission of the Toolik Field Station is to facilitate and enhance arctic research as well as increase research and management efficiency, effectiveness and capability. Each summer nearly 100 scientists and students live on-site and research topics such as atmospheric and physical sciences; terrestrial and aquatic ecology; and the physiology of arctic breeding birds, mammals and insects.

Getting There

Latitude: 68.62821
Longitude: -149.586
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