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Parallels across the Pacific: A new website launches for the Pacific Islands-Alaska CASC collaboration

Parallels across the Pacific: A new website launches for the Pacific Islands-Alaska CASC collaboration

Molly TankersleyApr 15, 2022
The Alaska and Pacific Islands CASCs are announcing the launch of a new website designed to share their unique collaborative efforts exploring the effects of climate change on their local, but comparable, watershed ecosystems. Thousands…
Position Openings: AK CASC Postdoc & NAFWS Graduate Intern

Position Openings: AK CASC Postdoc & NAFWS Graduate Intern

Molly TankersleyApr 6, 2022
AK CASC Postdoctoral Fellowship The AK CASC invites applications for a research position focusing on the roles of climate variability and change in forest ecosystem responses in Alaska. Existing downscaled historical climate and future climate projections will…
AK CASC scientist Jeremy Littell contributes to new UNEP report highlighting the rising risk of wildfire

AK CASC scientist Jeremy Littell contributes to new UNEP report highlighting the rising risk of wildfire

Molly TankersleyFeb 24, 2022
Climate change and land-use change are increasing the frequency and intensity of wildfires around the world at an alarming rate. In a new report, Spreading like Wildfire: The Rising Threat of Extraordinary Landscape Fires, by…
New bill would permanently authorize the CASC network at USGS

New bill would permanently authorize the CASC network at USGS

Molly TankersleyFeb 16, 2022
A bill introduced last week by Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) and Senator Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawaii) would formally authorize the U.S. Geological Survey’s (USGS) National and Regional Climate Adaptation Science Centers (CASCs). The Climate…
New Alaska Climate Adaptation Science Center Logo

New Alaska Climate Adaptation Science Center Logo

Molly TankersleyJan 25, 2022
The Alaska Climate Adaptation Science Center is excited to share the design of our new logo! The update emphasizes Alaska’s iconic imagery and ever-present position at the forefront of climate change.
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