The successful candidate will primarily conduct modeling studies that include the development, parameterization, testing, analysis, and application of models that simulate the vegetation and carbon dynamics of wetland ecosystems in Alaska.
The Alaska Coastal Rainforest Center (ACRC) is seeking a full-time Communications Specialist to guide and support their efforts in developing and implementing communication strategies about their projects and partnerships across Alaska.
AK CSC affiliates David McGuire and Vladamir Romanovsky took part in this project that has created a new permafrost map for regions worldwide. The map displays areas that are vulnerable to permafrost thaw, otherwise known as thermokarst. Researchers pursued this project in order to help esitmate landscape changes and carbon release due to a warming climate.
Approximately 25 to 50 percent of a living tree is made up of water, depending on the species and time of year. The water stored in trees has previously been considered just a minor part of the water cycle, but a new study by University of Alaska Fairbanks scientists shows otherwise.
The Tongass National Forest spans 17 million acres, making it the largest national forest in America. This temperate rain forest is intertwined with lakes, rivers, and streams that are home to a variety of freshwater and saltwater fish.
Many of Alaska’s landscapes are changing due to climate change, and the Tongass National Forest is no exception.
Like the foundation of a house, the construction of a climate model is the product of thousands of small choices.
Whether it's placing the nails and leveling the blocks, or determining which module to include or how to treat a model discrepancy, every decision is essential when you are building a complex base that's sound enough to support something much bigger.
AK CSC welcomes Gabriel Wolken through new partnership
Wolken’s joint appointment marks the beginning of a partnership between CCHP and AK CSC that will further advance shared objectives through co-production on key issues that are high priority for Alaska.
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 (All day) to Thursday, May 4, 2017 (All day)
The15th annual Climate Prediction Applications Science Workshop (CPASW) will bring together climate researchers, information producers, and users to share developments in the research and applications of climate predictions for societal decision-making.