News from AK CASC
Google Earth Engine can be used to study trends and changes across Earth’s surface over space and time, and ask complex geospatial questions.
Climate science is a complex and often misinterpreted field. This week a group of climate scientists came together in Fairbanks to address this issue.
A group of AK CASC-affiliated researchers has achieved some success in their efforts to downscale past climate profiles in and around Alaska. Based on a wide variety of coarse-resolution historical data, an array of new visualization and forecasting tools is now available.
A newly-published article, by USGS lead author Nicole Herman-Mercer, focuses on the impacts that social and environmental changes may have on subsistence practices in Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta.
An ongoing study of tree rings is helping AK CASC scientists understand Juneau’s avalanche history to better predict hazards.