International Federation of Digital Seismograph Networks

AK: Alaska Geophysical Network

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FDSN Network Information

FDSN code AK Network name Alaska Geophysical Network
Start year 1987 Operated by
  • Alaska Earthquake Center, Univ. of Alaska Fairbanks (AEC), United States of America
End year - Deployment region

The Alaska Geophysical Network comprises approximately 250 real-time monitoring stations. The network provides comprehensive seismic monitoring for Alaska, and in recent years, a selection of metrological, infrasound, and GNSS monitoring. Paper helicorder records exist from the late 1950s. Select digital data begin in the mid-1980s. Continuous digital records are available from 1996 forward. The center operates under statutory authority of the Alaska legislature, and is the Alaska partner to the Advanced National Seismic System and the National Mesonet Program.


Citation Information

Digital Object Identifier (DOI) 10.7914/SN/AK
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Additional Notes Continuous data is generally available through FDSN services for data post-1996. Older, and or ancillary data are available from the state archive curated at the Alaska Earthquake Center.

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