News from AK CASC

AK CASC to continue as University of Alaska-USGS partnership

By Mike Delue | September 25, 2023
Maggie Harings stands in ankle-deep water using a scientific instrument to sample river water for eDNA analysis.

The new Alaska Climate Adaptation Science Center hosting agreement will bring with it 11.4 million dollars in funding and continue a 14-year long collaboration between the University of Alaska (UA) and the United States Geological…

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.

visualization of climate data

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.

Erin Trochim

A new era of spatial analysis: AK CASC Fellow Erin Trochim hosts Google Earth Engine workshop

By Molly Tankersley | February 25, 2020

Google Earth Engine can be used to study trends and changes across Earth’s surface over space and time, and ask complex geospatial questions.