Annual Report – 2020 Year in Review

Annual Report – 2020 Year in Review

Mike DelueJuly 13, 202015 min read
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, 20201 min read
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, 20203 min read
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, 20203 min read
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.
New study highlights findings and predictions for Juneau glacial outburst flood

New study highlights findings and predictions for Juneau glacial outburst flood

Molly TankersleyJune 1, 20205 min read
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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