Barrow Arctic Research Center and Barrow Environmental Observatory (currently Utqiagvik)
The Barrow Arctic Research Center and Barrow Environmental Observatory is a United States polar station located in Alaska. It is situated at the northern tip of Alaska on the Arctic Coastal Plain north of the Brooks Range Mountains.
The current station was launched in 1992, but first observation station was established here during the First International Polar Year (1882- 1883). It is managed by UIC Science, a business unit of the Ukpeagvik Iñupiat Corporation
Barrow Arctic Research Center is a year-round station that can host up to 50 people. Scientific research concerns atmospheric chemistry , ecosystem dynamics, plant/animal phenology studies, and climate change monitoring.