University of Alaska Anchorage
The University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) Department of Geological Sciences fuses classroom, laboratory, and field-based education. The region hosts numerous environmental, mining, and oil and gas industries. We are located on an active tectonic margin with volcanoes, glaciers, and North America's highest mountain right on our doorstep. Anchorage is the largest city in Alaska with an ethnically diverse population of 290,000.