News from AK CASC

USGS releases new water cycle illustrations

By Mike Delue | January 6, 2023
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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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Coastal communities plan for climate change at AK CASC workshop

By Molly Tankersley | April 25, 2019

Last week, fourteen representatives from five tribes traveled to Fairbanks for a three-day knowledge-sharing workshop on a topic they are reckoning with daily: climate change.

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Planning for wildfire: Jeremy Littell highlights solutions in two new publications

By Molly Tankersley | March 29, 2019

Understanding the climatic conditions that influence wildfire patterns can improve our ability to predict the occurrence and severity of future wildfires.

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The climate communication challenge

By Molly Tankersley | February 20, 2019

Where does one start when tackling the thorny challenge of talking about climate change? AK CASC staff and researchers held an interactive seminar at the 2019 Alaska Forum on the Environment in Anchorage last week.

Climate data available on Amazon

By Molly Tankersley | December 20, 2018

A new climate dataset representing historic and future conditions in Alaska, the Yukon and Northwest Territories is now available on Amazon’s Public Dataset Program.

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Mapping the network of climate services in Alaska

By Molly Tankersley | October 12, 2018

Social network analysis is a research method used to study social structures by looking at nodes (individual actors, people, or things within the network) and the ties (relationships or interactions) that connect them.