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…

three people sit on a rocky beach holding shellfish

Digging for the future of shellfish: AK CASC and Tribal researchers work together to understand changes to a valued subsistence resource

By Molly Tankersley | September 20, 2022

As the tide creeps up the shoreline at Juneau’s Amalga Harbor, AK CASC-supported researcher John Harley works shoulder to shoulder with collaborators from the Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska (CCTHITA),…

Annual Report – 2022 Year in Review

By Mike Delue | August 23, 2022

The AK CASC Annual Report 2022 highlights developments over the last year while also diving deeper into the work of our scientists and staff.

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Research across the Pacific: PI-AK scientists meet in Juneau

By Molly Tankersley | August 17, 2022

On the banks of Montana Creek in Juneau, Alaska, a group clad in colorful rain gear watches expectantly as AK CASC graduate student Kevin Fitzgerald empties a throng of juvenile salmon from a small wire…

cover of the Juneau's changing climate and community response report with a photo of a glacier and the alaska coastal rainforest center logo

AK CASC-supported Report Highlights Climate Impacts and Community Response in Juneau

By Molly Tankersley | July 13, 2022

Today, the Alaska Coastal Rainforest Center (ACRC) at the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) released a comprehensive report on the impacts and response to climate change in Juneau titled, Juneau’s Changing Climate and Community Response.…

Position Opening: Assistant Tribal Climate Resilience Liaison – Alaska

By Mike Delue | June 10, 2022

The Native American Fish and Wildlife Society (NAFWS), is hiring two Assistant Tribal Climate Resilience Liaisons who will work with the Alaska CASC to build collaborative and meaningful relationships between the UAF/USGS partnership and Alaska…