Field Sites

Alaska map

Map of Alaska.

Utqiagvik (formerly Barrow) – The northernmost town in Alaska, located 340 miles north of the Arctic Circle.

Fairbanks – In the heart of the Tanana Valley on the Chena River, Fairbanks serves as the transportation hub for the North Slope oil fields and other Arctic villages. CPS’ main Alaska office is located here.

Prudhoe Bay – Located at the inlet of the Beaufort Sea and Arctic Ocean, in the Alaska North Slope region, east of the Colville River delta.

Remote Field Sites – With a land mass of 586,000 square miles, much of Alaska is remote.

Seward Peninsula – Projecting 200 miles into the Bering Sea between Norton Sound and Kotzebue Sound, just below the Arctic Circle.

Toolik – The Toolik Field Station is administered by the Institute of Arctic Biology (IAB), University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) and is located in the northern foothills of the Brooks Range on the southeast shore of Toolik Lake.