a sample temperature map of southeast alaska

Planning for the future in the complex landscape of Southeast Alaska is a challenging task. The steep terrain, glacial and marine influences, and thousands of coastal watersheds create a difficult decision making landscape for managers, especially as climate change impacts communities, infrastructure, wildlife and fish.  The AK CASC has produced a series of high-resolution climate…

visualization of climate data

AK CASC researchers are working with a team of stakeholders to create highly detailed climate projections for the region that will help managers prepare for the rapid changes in climate Southeast Alaska faces.

climate divisions

A group of AK CASC-affiliated researchers has achieved some success in their efforts to downscale past climate profiles in and around Alaska. Based on a wide variety of coarse-resolution historical data, an array of new visualization and forecasting tools is now available.