News from AK CASC

USGS releases new water cycle illustrations

By Mike Delue | January 6, 2023
Water Cycle illustration.

The USGS has published a series of water cycle diagrams which illustrate the flow of water through natural and human-impacted earth systems. Whether as frozen highways, churning seas, or thawed rivers and streams full of…

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Models for climate-driven impacts on Alaska berries

By Molly Tankersley | September 12, 2019

The Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta Berry Outlook project works to identify the causes of recent changes in berry abundance and distribution in order to develop maps and models to aid local residents.

Ryan Toohey

AK CASC Tribal Climate Workshop continues with community visits

By Molly Tankersley | August 20, 2019

AK CASC’s Ryan Toohey, Jeremy Littell, and Malinda Chase will travel to communities participating in the Looking Forward, Looking Back workshop.

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AK CASC supported training helps scientists engage with the media

By Molly Tankersley | June 27, 2019

On June 21, 2019, thirteen scientists with the AK CASC and International Arctic Research Center (IARC) practiced delivering clear and concise messages to interested media.

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Eye in the sky: Environmental monitoring with drones

By Molly Tankersley | May 14, 2019

AK CASC’s Christian Kienholz taught a class at the UAS titled “Using Drones for Environmental Monitoring.” With Eran Hood and Gabriel Wolken, he trained students to use drones for aerial mapping.

jeremy littell

What does drought look like in Southeast Alaska?

By Molly Tankersley | May 9, 2019

The term drought brings to mind cracked ear,forest fires, and empty river beds, but at the Southeast Alaska Drought Workshop held in Juneau this week, a different type of drought was discussed.