Webinars

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.

Volcanic Cloud Monitoring in the North Pacific: The Dawning of the GOES-R Era

Michael J. Pavolonis, (NOAA/NESDIS) NOAA Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Volcanic clouds, which are a major aviation hazard, are complex and the background environment in which they reside is often complicated as well. This presentation will explore ways of using GOES-R for ash monitoring.

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.

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