Webinars

The Ecological Atlas of the Bering, Chukchi, and Beaufort Seas

Melanie Smith Director of Conservation Science, Audubon Alaska

The Ecological Atlas of the Bering, Chukchi, and Beaufort Seas takes you on a scientific journey through natural history and ecological relationships in the Arctic marine environment.

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.

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.

Climate Change Scenarios for Yukon Flats National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska

Anna Springsteen, University of Alaska and The Wilderness Society; Dr. Wendy Loya, The Wilderness Society

Join us to learn more about projected changes in temperature and precipitation and the resulting possible impacts on growing season, fire regimes, permafrost stability, and river and lake hydrology.

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.

Permafrost Degradation and Monitoring in Alaska

Kenji Yoshikawa, University of Alaska

Join us to learn about mechanisms of permafrost thaw and how this school-based monitoring project is helping us understand permafrost degradation in Alaska.

Connecting Alaska Landscapes Into the Future

Nancy Fresco, Scenarios Network for Alaska Planning, and Karen Murphy, US Fish and Wildlife Service

This project’s goal was to develop the ecosystem functions to ensure landscape-level connectivity within Alaska in the face of climate change.

Regional Variations In Sea Level Change in Alaska

Jeff Freymueller, Geophysical Institute and Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Alaska Fairbanks

In this talk, Dr Freymueller will discuss regional variations in sea level change in Alaska.

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.

Ways to Help and Hinder: Climate, Policy, and Adaptability

Philip Loring, Alaska Center for Climate Assessment & Policy

Dr. Loring will present a component of his dissertation research that explores how policy helps or hinders people's ability to respond effectively to climatic variability and change.