The Toolik Field Station is the United States polar station located in northern Alaska. It was established in 1975 and currently is funded by the National Science Foundation and operated and managed by the Institute of Arctic Biology (a division of the University of Alaska at Fairbanks).
The station is situated in northern Alaska , in the arctic foothills province of the North Slope. It is located 210 km south of Deadhorse and 600 km north of Fairbanks.
It is a year-round arctic research laboratory and science support facility that can host up to 150 researchers. The mission of Toolik Field Station is to support research and education that creates a greater understanding of the Arctic and its relationship to the global environment