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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Melting Glaciers Will Impact the Flow of Organic Carbon to Downstream Ecosystems

WED, JANUARY 21, 2015, 11:15 AM EST

The impact from melting glaciers due to climate change will be more complex than just causing changes to global sea-levels. Melting glaciers will potentially have a major impact on the flow of organic carbon to oceans around the world. Read More >


Secretary Jewell Announces New Research Projects at the Alaska Climate Science Center

THU, DECEMBER 18, 2014, 10:54 AM EST

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced today that the Alaska Climate Science Center is awarding more than $500,000 for research to guide natural and cultural resource managers in helping wildlife and ecosystems adapt to climate change. Read More >

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Understanding Climate Change Impacts in the Aleutian Islands

WED, SEPTEMBER 10, 2014, 04:06 PM EST

In partnership with the Aleutian and Bearing Sea Islands LCC and the Alaska Ocean Observing System (AOOS), the Alaska Climate Science Center will sponsor a community conversation on climate change in Unalaska, Alaska. Read More >

Mendenhall River (Edward Neal) - Toohey pub

Alaska Climate Science Center and USGS Scientists Publish Guidelines for the Collection of Water Temperature Data in Alaska

THU, AUGUST 28, 2014, 09:29 AM EST

Along with USGS colleagues Ed Neal and Gary Solin, AK CSC and Alaska Science Center hydrologist Ryan Toohey has published a new USGS open file report, "Guidelines for the Collection of Continuous Stream Water-Temperature Data in Alaska". Read More >

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