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