Caribou with radio collars

From social science to fisheries, climate change to pollution, and glaciers to geology, Wrangell-St. Elias is a living laboratory where scientists conduct research and test their hypotheses. The research permits issued for projects within the park's boundaries reflect the diversity of resources found here.

If you're interested in conducting research in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve, please go to our Conducting Research in the Park page.

Here are some resources for finding out about research, inventory, and monitoring in Wrangell-St. Elias and other national parks in Alaska:

Research in Wrangell-St. Elias (IRMA)
A search tool to find scientific papers and information related to research in the park.

NPS Park Science Website
Science in the National Parks

Alaska Park Science
Articles are illustrated with photographs of Alaska′s spectacular scenery, wildlife, culture or history, and many describe innovative and traditional approaches to communicating knowledge through experiential learning, arts, humanities and technology.

Inventory and Monitoring: Central Alaskan Network
Inventory & Monitoring research and reports conducted in the interior of Wrangell-St. Elias and in Denali and Yukon Charley.

Inventory and Monitoring: South-East Alaska Network
Inventory & Monitoring research and reports conducted in coastal Wrangell-St. Elias and other southeast Alaskan parks.

Last updated: April 14, 2015

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Mailing Address:

Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve
PO Box 439
Mile 106.8 Richardson Highway

Copper Center, AK 99573


907 822-5234

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