Webinars

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.

Resilience Dialogues: Connecting communities with experts via online dialogues to lay the groundwork for long-term climate resilience

Sarah Zerbonne & Rachel Jacobson, Resilience Dialogues team; Catherine Kemp & Alexandra Long, Anchorage Mayor's Office

Using a facilitated online dialogue process, Resilience Dialogues enables communities to engage with scientists and resilience practitioners to identify challenges, locate relevant resources, and prioritize achievable action steps towards resilience.

River Ice Breakup: What Do We Know?

Steven F. Daly PE, PhD, D.WRE ERDC/CRREL USACE

The presentation will include discussions of ice cover formation and the typical resulting ice structure, wave-ice interaction, the physics of the cracking, and the current status of our understanding of breakup.

SEARCH for Arctic Answers

Brendan Kelly, Executive Director of SEARCH

Brendan Kelly, Executive Director of SEARCH, will discuss SEARCH and the Arctic Answers initiative.

Salmon Stream Temperatures: Past, Present and Future

Sue Mauger, Cook Inletkeeper

This webinar discusses the Temperature Network, a multi-year regional monitoring program designed to capture annual variation which will play an important role in identifying the most temperature-sensitive salmon streams in Cook Inlet.

Seasonal Forecasting Using an Analog Technique

Brian Brettschneider, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Many places have a local saying that reads, “if you don’t like the weather, wait 15 minutes.” This idiom is not as applicable to Alaska, where strong seasonality is an ever present fact of life.

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.

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?


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