A Collaboration with Rural Alaskans: The Driftwood Harvest in a Changing Climate

Dr. Chas Jones, ORISE Post-doctoral Research Fellow, US Environmental Protection Agency

This study examined flood events in the Yukon River with the goal of understanding how actual or perceived changes in driftwood availability are related to river hydrology and how future changes in hydrology may affect the driftwood harvest.

A One Health Approach to Climate Change

Mike Brubaker, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium

The Alaska One Health Group was formed in early 2013, an initiative of the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Center for Climate and Health, and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, Arctic Investigations Program.

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.