News from AK CASC

Position Opening: Science Communicator

By Mike Delue | September 8, 2023
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Help the AK CASC share compelling stories about climate change science and adaptation across the state! This position will serve as a point of contact for media inquiries, contribute to graphic design, strategic communication, and…

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AK CASC science at AGU 2022

By Mike Delue | December 6, 2022

AK CASC researchers and students are participating in the 2022 American Geophysical Union fall meeting held both virtually and in Chicago. We hope to connect with our colleagues and friends during the following presentations and events.…

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Survey: Help AK CASC understand weather station use in Alaska’s National Parks

By Molly Tankersley | December 6, 2022

The Alaska Climate Adaptation Science Center and Alaska’s National Parks are interested in (1) better understanding who uses weather stations in and around the parks and why, and (2) learning about where people would like new…

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Speaking the language of adaptation: AK CASC climate training brings Tribal communities together

By Molly Tankersley | November 9, 2022

As severe weather increases across Alaska, climate adaptation in rural Alaska is a growing task for Alaska Tribes. Earlier this month, a cohort representing twelve Alaska tribal communities across western and interior Alaska gathered at…

AK CASC drone pilots head to western Alaska as emergency response asset

By Mike Delue | September 29, 2022

On Tuesday, September 20th, CASC researchers and staff were called upon to support the US Coast Guard’s emergency response following Typhoon Merbok. Over five days the team worked alongside the coast guard’s Marine Safety Task…

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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),…