Webinars

The National Climate Assessment, Alaska Chapter

Sarah Trainor & John Walsh, Alaska Center for Climate Assessment & Policy

The US Global Change Research Program National Climate Assessment (NCA), synthesizes the latest science on climate change and provides information for communities about the current and projected impacts.

The US Arctic Research Commission’s Working Groups

Dr. Cheryl Rosa, United States Arctic Research Commission (USARC)

This webinar will present an overview of the mission and objectives of the three US Arctic Research Commission working groups, as well as ways to connect with their activities.

The exceptionally warm winter of 2015-16 in Alaska: Attribution and anticipation

John Walsh, ACCAP/International Arctic Research Center/University of Alaska Fairbanks

Alaska experienced record-setting warmth during the 2015-16 cold season (October-April). (1) Why was Alaska so warm during the 2015-16 cold season? (2) At what point in the future might this warmth become typical if greenhouse warming continues?

U.S. and Alaska Planning for Climate Change Adaptation

In this presentation, Dr. Terry Chapin will summarize the major recommendations for policy makers and the factors that explain why a few climate-change adaptation planning efforts have been so much more successful than others.

Uncertainty in the Arctic Water Cycle

Jessie Cherry , University of Alaska

This talk will discuss techniques for identifying and, where possible, quantifying various types of uncertainty in the Alaskan water cycle.

Updated Precipitation-Frequency Atlas for Alaska

Sanja Perica, National Weather Service; Doug Kane & Sveta Stuefer, University of Alaska Fairbanks

In this webinar, the authors will present the steps taken in the data collection, analysis, QA/QC, discuss some of the problems and finally present results of the updated precipitation atlas.

VAWS: NESDIS Snowfall Rate Product and Assessment

Huan Meng, NESDIS/Center for Satellite Applications and Research & Wes Adkins, NWS/Juneau, Alaska Weather Forecast Office

This seminar will include a description of the SFR product, algorithm validation, and its assessment at the Juneau and Anchorage WFOs.

VAWS: Space Weather and Aurora

Rodney Viereck, Head of Research, NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center

In this presentation, Dr. Viereck will provide an overview of space weather, the NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center, and customers who use our products and services.

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