Alaska Earth System Science

Study Away Alaska 

Discover Alaska from the Arctic Circle, thru Denali, Kenai Peninsula and on to Seward Harbor. We will spend time in the tundra, boreal forest, and marine ecosystems.

July 19 - August 8, 2019 (2020 dates TBD)

Students hiking in AlaskaINTERACT with Environmental Scientists to better understand Alaska's unique environment and way of life.

OBSERVE traditional games and Native cultures at the World Eskimo-Indian Olympics in Fairbanks and Native Heritage center in Anchorage.

CONTRIBUTE to ongoing research efforts with the Seward SeaLife Center and participate in service learning projects as a way to give back and learn new skills.

APPLY FIELD ECOLOGY SKILLS to better understand forest ecosystems and water quality monitoring.

CAMP and HIKE over mountains and atop Exit Glacier to gain unique perspectives of Alaska's landscapes.

EARN 6 CREDITS: NSC 476, 490, 390; ISB 202, 208L


GET MORE INFO from Course Leader
Ryan Kimbirauskas


Program Fee: $2,500 *
Tuition: (6 credits @ your current level)
Airfare & Personal Expenses: ≈ $2,400

*Based off 2019 fee, 2020 rate TBD