Research Highlights

people and ice

Learn more about Amy Breen's current work and future plans. Amy is a Research Assistant Professor with the Scenarios Network for Alaska & Arctic Planning at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Eran Hood is an Associate Professor at the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) where he teaches undergraduate courses in environmental science, hydrology, and biogeochemistry. We talked about some of his projects and the upcoming field season.

Researchers look for tree samples

Come late May in southeast Alaska, AK CASC scientists Eran Hood and Gabriel Wolken have something unexpected on their minds: snow.

Undertaking scientific projects that are useful to people—specifically land and natural resource managers—is an important part of Jeremy Littell’s work as the Lead Research Ecologist for the AK CASC.

Berries are extremely important to human and wildlife communities in Alaska, and in some locations abundance has decreased significantly in recent years.

A group of AK CASC-affiliated researchers has reached some important successes in their efforts to downscale past climate profiles in and around Alaska.

Nathan Kettle, a research associate working jointly with the Alaska Climate Adaptation Science Center and Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy, is developing and evaluating processes to connect science and decision-making.

Joanna Young is co-director and co-instructor for the Girls on Ice Alaska (GOI Alaska) program. Since GOI Alaska began in 2012, the AK CASC has been the primary supporter of the program.

A conversation about IEM with David McGuire, the Principal Investigator of the Integrated Ecosystem Model (IEM) project, and project affiliate Amy Breen.