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…

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.

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AK CASC-supported training teaches science storytelling skills

By Molly Tankersley | February 7, 2020

Climate science is a complex and often misinterpreted field. This week a group of climate scientists came together in Fairbanks to address this issue.

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New dynamical downscaling techniques garner attention

By Molly Tankersley | January 12, 2020

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.

frozen river as seen from an airplane

Vulnerability of subsistence systems in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta, Alaska

By Molly Tankersley | November 12, 2019

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.


Unraveling the history of avalanches in Juneau

By Molly Tankersley | October 31, 2019

An ongoing study of tree rings is helping AK CASC scientists understand Juneau’s avalanche history to better predict hazards.