Webinars

Managing for the Future in a Rapidly Changing Arctic: A Report to the President

John Bengtson, National Marine Mammal Laboratory, Bendan Kelly, Executive Office of the President Joel Clement, Department of the Interior

This report is a call to action on a pressing issue of national importance. Our challenge is to apply the priniciples of Integrated Arctic Management to today's decisions and to those that lie ahead in our shared future as an Arctic nation.

Fire and Climate Change in Alaska

Join us in this discussion of how climate change can be expected to impact the fire regime in Alaska, what information gaps still exist, and what implications this might have for communities in Alaska.

Wildfire and Smoke: Understanding and Predicting Hazards in Alaska

Randi Jandt, Martin Stuefer, Stacey Cooper

This webinar, organized jointly by the Alaska Fire Science Consortium and the ACCAP, will focus on changing wildfire in Alaska and resulting smoke impacts to help our audience be prepared for the upcoming wildfire season.

Climate Change and Boreal Forest Fires: What does the future hold?

Mike Flannigan, University of Alberta

A warmer world means a longer fire season, more lightning activity and drier fuels. An enhanced fire danger rating systems that accurately predict the spatial and temporal variability in fire danger can help us adapt to a warmer world.

Snow Falling on Yellow-Cedars

Paul Hennon & Dave D'Amore, US Forest Service

Scientists describe how they untangled climate and ecological characteristics of yellow-cedar to solve the mystery of the dying yellow-cedar forests.