News from AK CASC

Scientists assess future landslide risk in Alaska’s national parks

By Mike Delue | April 5, 2023

Original article by Heather McFarland The Pretty Rocks landslide, spurred by greater warmth and rainfall, will force Denali National Park’s main access road to close at the halfway point in 2023 for the second full…

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Jessica Garron joins the Alaska Climate Adaptation Science Center as Deputy Director

By Molly Tankersley | July 7, 2021

Please welcome Jessica Garron, who recently joined the AK CASC as the deputy university director, as well as the newest research assistant faculty member at the International Arctic Research Center. Jessica was formerly an affiliated…

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AK CASC Internship Opportunity: Alaska Fellows Program

By Molly Tankersley | May 20, 2021

The Alaska CASC is excited to announce an opportunity to join the Alaska Tribal Resilience Learning Network team through the Alaska Fellows Program‘s inaugural Fairbanks cohort. The Alaska Fellows Program (AFP) is a fall-to-spring residential…

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Internship Opportunity: Arctic Rivers Project

By Molly Tankersley | May 11, 2021

Help us spread the word! The Arctic Rivers Project at the University of Colorado Boulder (CU) invites applicants for an undergraduate student summer internship. The internship will be remote this year and can be conducted…

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Melting glaciers could speed up carbon emissions into the atmosphere

By Molly Tankersley | March 16, 2021

Article adapted from the University of Leeds The loss of glaciers worldwide enhances the breakdown of complex carbon molecules in rivers, potentially contributing further to climate change. AK CASC researcher and UAS Professor of Environmental…

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Position Opening: Postdoctoral Researcher in Boreal Wildfire Dynamics

By Molly Tankersley | February 16, 2021

The Alaska CASC and the University of Alaska Fairbanks are seeking early career researchers interested in wildland fire and climate change. We are searching for a scientist interested in boreal wildfire dynamics and natural resource…