Alaska Climate Science Center

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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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Third National Climate Assessment Describes Current and Future Impacts of Climate Change on U.S.

TUE, MAY 6, 2014, 02:22 PM EST

The Third National Climate Assessment provides a comprehensive summary of climate change impacts on the U.S. The Alaska Climate Science Center (AK CSC) was pleased to provide input and support on several sections of the NCA. Read More >


Apply for FY 2015 Research Funds from the Alaska CSC

TUE, APRIL 29, 2014, 11:13 AM EST

The USGS National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center and Department of the Interior Climate Science Centers are seeking Statements of Interest for funding in Fiscal Year 2015 for projects that support CSC/NCCWSC priority science needs. Read More >

Fire Science Talks April 2014

Alaska CSC Lead Scientist Discusses Fire Ecology

MON, MARCH 31, 2014, 12:39 PM EST

Jeremy Littell, Alaska Climate Science Center Lead Scientist, will present two talks for the Alaska Fire Science Consortium at the Spring Alaska Fire Science Workshop in Fairbanks, AK, April 2, 2014. Read More >

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AK CSC Researchers Find that Coastal and Interior Glaciers Respond Differently to Changes in Climate

TUE, FEBRUARY 18, 2014, 04:38 PM EST

Researchers from the U.S. Geological Survey, University of Alaska Fairbanks, and University of Alaska Southeast conducted a study on some of the longest paired glacier change and runoff records in Alaska and found surprising results. Read More >

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