News from AK CASC

Alaska CASC at AGU 2023

By Mike Delue | December 4, 2023
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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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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),…

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.