Focus Areas

Precipitation trends in Alaska: Data limitations and complex controls

Stephanie A McAfee, University of Nevada, Reno

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 10:00 AM AKDT
Speaking: 
Stephanie A McAfee, University of Nevada, Reno
Existing studies of precipitation trends in Alaska simply did not agree about the magnitude or even direction of trends. We revisited the question, analyzing homogeneity and trends in station data and three commonly used gridded precipitation data sets.

Ocean Acidification: Perceptions, Risks and Uncertainties

Jeremy Mathis, Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory & Ocean Acidification Research Center University of Alaska Fairbanks

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 10:00 AM AKST
Speaking: 
Jeremy Mathis, Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory & Ocean Acidification Research Center University of Alaska Fairbanks
Fisheries in Alaska are located in seas projected to experience ocean acidification (OA). We describe the current patterns of dependence on marine resources that could be negatively impacted by OA and the risk to Alaska’s fishery sector.

Salmon Stream Temperatures: Past, Present and Future

Sue Mauger, Cook Inletkeeper

Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at 10:00 AM AKDT
Speaking: 
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.

Updated Precipitation-Frequency Atlas for Alaska

Sanja Perica, National Weather Service; Doug Kane & Sveta Stuefer, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at 10:00 AM AKST
Speaking: 
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.