The AK CASC Annual Report 2020 highlights developments over the last year while also diving deeper into the work of our scientists and staff.
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.
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 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.
A paper published last week in Frontiers in Earth Science explores the evolving dynamics of Suicide Basin, a glacier-dammed lake in Juneau that releases annual outburst floods, causing inundation and erosion in the Mendenhall Valley.
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