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Alaska Climate Science Center




Our Vision: 

To improve the understanding of how Alaska's ecosystems, natural resources, and cultural resources will respond to changing climate regimes, while supporting effective management, sustainable use, and sustainable communities.



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Alaska Landscape

How Can We Use Climate Science to Answer Land Management Questions?

TUE, APRIL 21, 2015, 10:51 AM EST

For the past four years a team of nearly thirty scientists have been developing the Integrated Ecosystem Model for Alaska and Northwest Canada (IEM). When completed the model will simulate the effects of climate change on ecosystems and natural resources. Read More >


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Scientists Predict Gradual, Prolonged Permafrost Greenhouse Gas Emissions

THU, APRIL 9, 2015, 10:35 AM EST

A new scientific synthesis suggests a gradual, prolonged release of greenhouse gases from permafrost soils in Arctic and sub-Arctic regions, which may afford society more time to adapt to environmental changes. Read More >


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Research Helps Climate Monitoring and Predictions in Alaska

TUE, MARCH 24, 2015, 01:43 PM EST

With support from the Alaska Climate Science Center, University of Alaska Fairbanks researchers and collaborators created the geographic climate divisions, which describe zones that have broadly similar climate variations over time. Read More >


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From Icefield to Ocean - What Glacier Change Might Mean for the Future of Alaska

WED, MARCH 18, 2015, 12:48 PM EST

Frozen bodies of ice cover nearly 10 percent of the state of Alaska, but the influence of glaciers on the environment, tourism, fisheries, hydropower, and other Alaska resources is rarely discussed. But a new article has started the conversation. Read More >



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Site Last Updated: February 7, 2013