High-resolution climate projections for Southeast Alaska

High-resolution climate projections for Southeast Alaska

Molly TankersleyAugust 4, 2020
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…
Annual Report – 2020 Year in Review

Annual Report – 2020 Year in Review

Mike DelueJuly 13, 2020
The AK CASC Annual Report 2020 highlights developments over the last year while also diving deeper into the work of our scientists and staff.
Watch: New AK CASC video on glacial lake outburst floods in Juneau

Watch: New AK CASC video on glacial lake outburst floods in Juneau

Molly TankersleyJuly 1, 2020
Check out the first video in a short series on glacial outburst flooding at Suicide Basin, in Juneau. The AK CASC has been working with partners to monitoring the basin for several years to better understand and predict flooding events.
New CASC publication examines changes in lightning activity across the Alaska interior

New CASC publication examines changes in lightning activity across the Alaska interior

Mike DelueJune 25, 2020
Recently published research uses downscaled climate data to better understand past changes in lightning activity, and forecast what the future may hold.
AK CASC scientists link the effects of snowpack changes on salmon in Alaska Park Science article

AK CASC scientists link the effects of snowpack changes on salmon in Alaska Park Science article

Molly TankersleyJune 9, 2020
AK CASC scientists Jeremy Littell and Stephanie McAfee are authors on a recent publication titled, “So Goes the Snow: Alaska Snowpack Changes and Impacts on Pacific Salmon in a Warming Climate,” in conjunction with the National Park Service.
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