News from AK CASC

Shape our approach to Alaska Climate Adaptation Science: Become our Assistant Regional Administrator

By Mike Delue | February 15, 2023

UPDATE March 7th: The AK CASC Assistant Regional Administrator position announcement has closed. We’re excited to announce the hire of an Assistant Regional Administrator here at the Alaska CASC. The position, formerly known as the…

an ice-filled basin dammed by a glacier

New study highlights findings and predictions for Juneau glacial outburst flood

By Molly Tankersley | June 1, 2020

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.

burning boreal forest

Publication in journal Forests highlights needs-focused research for Alaska’s fire managers

By Mike Delue | May 12, 2020

AK CASC scientists have been analyzing the effectiveness of various fire risk indices in collaboration with colleagues at the Alaska Interagency Coordination Center.

“Alaska Voices” podcast launch

By Mike Delue | April 27, 2020

The Alaska Voices project launched a new podcast on May 7. Alaska Voices began as a collaboration between the nation-wide StoryCorps project and the AK CASC as a way to bring unique stories of climate science and climate change to new audiences.

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Local climate data for southeast Alaska

By Molly Tankersley | April 2, 2020

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.

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AK CASC-sponsored trainings provide tools for challenging conversations

By Mike Delue | March 24, 2020

The AK CASC brought together a community of academics and researchers to address the challenge of difficult dialogues on our campus.