Webinars

A Tale of Two Synthesis Efforts: the PacMARS & SOAR programs

Jackie Grebmeier (UMCES) and Sue Moore (NOAA/Fisheries)

Jackie Grebmeier (UMCES) and Sue Moore (NOAA/Fisheries) will provide a joint presentation on the PacMARS and SOAR programs, including the intent from the outset that the two synthesis efforts be complimentary.

Alaska Climate Dispatch: A State-Wide Seasonal Summary and Outlook

John Walsh, International Arctic Research Center; Sarah Trainor, ACCAP; and Gerd Wendler, Alaska Climate Research Center

The quarterly Alaska Climate Dispatch will provide seasonal weather and climate summaries as well as Alaska weather, wildfire, and sea ice outlooks in one easily accessible document.

April 2017 National Weather Service Alaska Climate Outlook Briefings

Rick Thoman, National Weather Service

Rick will present a "Feature-of-the-Month" special addition in which each month he will highlight a topic relevant to the particular month, review recent climate conditions around Alaska, review some forecast tools and finish up the CPC forecast.

Arctic Science Summit Week/Arctic Observing Summit 2016

Hajo Eicken (UAF), Peter Schlosser (Columbia University)

With critical past, and potential future environmental changes affecting Alaska and the Arctic Region, the United States needs to rapidly expand long-term observing of the ice and marine environment across the Arctic.

Bering Strait Shipping: Sea Ice, Economics, and Governance

Henry Huntington, Pew Charitable Trusts

Commercial vessel traffic through the Bering Strait is expected to increase. Henry Huntington will explore the role of reduced sea ice, the economics of shipping, & the potential for effective governance of maritime activity in the area.

Climate Change and Tourism in Alaska

John Walsh, University of Alaska

Join us to learn about trends in the season length and frequency of weather conducive to sight seeing and how this can be applied in other tourist activities and locations in Alaska.

Climate Influence on Ice Breakup in Alaska

Larry Rundquist, NOAA National Weather Service

Join us to learn about trends in ice breakup conditions over the past decades, to hear expectations for breakup in 2009, and to discuss implications of variability in breakup conditions.