Webinars

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.

Historical Sea Ice Atlas For Alaska Waters

John Walsh, Chief Scientist, International Arctic Research Center (IARC), University of Alaska Fairbanks & Lena Krutikov, Climate Science Analyst, Scenarios Network for Alaska & Arctic Planning (SNAP)

This atlas is the first ever consolidated, digitized, historical record of sea ice concentrations in coastal and offshore waters of Alaska, spanning the time period from the 1850s through present.

Hydropower Planning in Alaska: Does Climate Change Matter?

Jessie Ellen Cherry, International Arctic Research Center & Institute of Northern Engineering, University of Alaska Fairbanks

In this presentation, a case study in Southeast Alaska is described, where most of Alaska’s hydropower facilities are concentrated. Challenges, as well as our interpretation of the historical record of climate variability, are discussed.

Interagency Science in the Arctic

Erica Key, National Science Foundation

This webinar is intended to discuss opportunities to engage with the Arctic Observing Network but also hear from the community about developing efforts and needs for an AON.

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.

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