News from AK CASC

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

By Molly Tankersley | November 9, 2022
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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 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…

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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…

Position Opening: Senior Tribal Climate Resilience Liaison

By Molly Tankersley | October 26, 2021

This position has closed. Future Alaska climate resilience liaison positions with NAFWS may be listed on this website. The Native American Fish and Wildlife Society (NAFWS), which has recently been selected to provide ongoing support…

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Native American Fish and Wildlife Society Selected to Support the Alaska Regional Tribal Resilience Liaison Program

By Mike Delue | October 13, 2021

The US Bureau of Indian Affairs’ Tribal Climate Resilience Program has announced that the Native American Fish and Wildlife Society (NAFWS) has been selected to provide ongoing support for the Alaska Regional Tribal Resilience Liaison…

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Position opening: GIS Analyst/Spatial Data Scientist Opportunity

By Molly Tankersley | October 4, 2021

The Institute of Arctic Biology and the Alaska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit are seeking a GIS Analyst/Programmer. This individual will provide GIS and spatial database support for an AK CASC funded research project…