News from AK CASC

AK CASC to continue as University of Alaska-USGS partnership

By Mike Delue | September 25, 2023
Maggie Harings stands in ankle-deep water using a scientific instrument to sample river water for eDNA analysis.

The new Alaska Climate Adaptation Science Center hosting agreement will bring with it 11.4 million dollars in funding and continue a 14-year long collaboration between the University of Alaska (UA) and the United States Geological…

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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…

AK CASC Supports Inaugural Cohort of UAF Climate Scholars

By Mike Delue | January 28, 2021

The University of Alaska Fairbanks’ new Climate Scholars Program launched last spring to meet student demands for climate science focused courses, and workforce demands for interdisciplinary climate science skills. This year’s cohort will receive financial…

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Applications open for Inspiring Girls Expeditions

By IARC Web Design | December 15, 2020

By Heather McFarland, International Arctic Research Center Inspiring Girls Expeditions invites applications for its summer 2021, tuition-free, wilderness science education programs. The expeditions are open to 16- and 17-year-old girls. Alaskans are encouraged to apply,…