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Toolik Field Station
Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska
68.633° -149.6° Elevation 720 m


The Institute of Arctic Biology Toolik Field Station (TFS) is a world-renowned Arctic climate change research station located in the northern foothills of the Brooks Range in Alaska. Toolik-based researchers have access to 87,000 acres designated by the Bureau of Land Management as a Research Natural Area. Our location allows scientists access to three major physiographic provinces of Alaska: the Brooks Range, the arctic foothills, and the arctic coastal plain. Toolik Field Station has been a major location for scientific research in the Arctic since 1975.

Customized identification guides
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Checklists with images, maps, and links

Albums of site participants

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Photograph by J. Schas
Alces alces


  • Brett Biebuyck, Toolik Field Station -- babiebuyck@alaska.edu --
  • Nancy Lowe, Outreach Coordinator, Discover Life -- nancy@discoverlife.org -- 404-272-4526
Updated: 08 October, 2010
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