News from AK CASC

Alaska CASC at AGU 2023

By Mike Delue | December 4, 2023
A photo of mountains in the background, with a foreground of mountaineers climing a glacier wall.

The American Geophysical Union meeting in San Francisco will feature posters, talks, innovation sessions, and other science presentations by AK CASC researchers.

Visit the UAF booth to connect with other Alaska researchers and graduate students including those from the AK CASC and our frequent collaborators. To find out more about presentations from other regional CASC visit the guide from the National Climate Adaptation Science Center.

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Web tool offers local climate information

By Molly Tankersley | June 6, 2018

A new web-based tool will allow communities in Alaska and western Canada to see how global climate change could affect their regions.
A team in the Alaska Climate Adaptation Science Center at the University of Alaska Fairbanks created the tool, which transforms predictions from global climate models into more detailed information about local conditions.

vegetation types map of alaska

Integrated Ecosystem Model

By IARC Web Design | April 12, 2018

David McGuire, the Principal Investigator of the Integrated Ecosystem Model (IEM) project and Amy Breen, a project manager and research professor affiliated with the IEM project, discuss the IEM project, its goals, and significance for studying and managing climate change in Alaska and Northwest Canada.

group walking on a glacier

Girls on Ice Alaska

By IARC Web Design | March 5, 2017

The Alaska Climate Adaptation Science Center met with Joanna Young, co-director and co-instructor for the Girls on Ice Alaska (GOI Alaska) program. Since GOI Alaska began in 2012, the AK CASC has been the primary supporter of this innovative science outreach program.