News from AK CASC

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
three people sit on a rocky beach holding shellfish

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),…

Drone project brings together Coast Guard, researchers, village leadership, and private partners in Fairbanks and Anchorage

By Mike Delue | January 10, 2022

A bird’s-eye-view of the land would be incredibly useful to the coastal community of Unalakleet in remote western Alaska. The view from above could map landscape changes, assist in responding to emergency scenarios, and support…

Upcoming Deadlines for Arctic Workshops

By Molly Tankersley | January 3, 2022

Arctic Rivers Summit March 29-31, 2022, Anchorage, Alaska The Arctic Rivers Summit will be an in-person workshop to discuss the current and potential future states of Alaskan and Yukon rivers and fish and how we…

Tuition-free girls’ wilderness expedition program accepts applications

By Mike Delue | December 16, 2021

Inspiring Girls Expeditions is inviting applications for its summer 2022, tuition-free, backcountry science and art education programs. The expeditions are open to 16-18-year-old high school girls. Alaskans are encouraged to apply, and expeditions target youths…

AK CASC at AGU 2021

By Molly Tankersley | December 7, 2021

The 2021 American Geophysical Union fall meeting begins next week, held both virtually and in New Orleans. AK CASC scientists and fellows will be presenting and convening sessions on a range of topics in climate…

snow-covered mountain and trees

Position Opening: Postdoctoral Researcher in Snow Avalanche Hazards

By Molly Tankersley | November 30, 2021

The Alaska Climate Adaptation Science Center (AK CASC) and the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) are seeking an early career researcher interested in snow avalanches, climate change, and natural resource management in Alaska. The postdoctoral research fellow…