Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy


Building healthy and thriving Alaska communities, economies, and ecosystems in a changing climate


Created by ACCAP Climate Specialist Rick Thoman

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Weather & climate highlights, statewide temperatures, Alaska community winds, sea ice past & present. See all tools

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New Weather and Climate Graphics Page

August 31, 2023

Rick Thoman and the ACCAP team recently reorganized the frequently visited graphics website page. Thoman’s Climate and weather graphics are used by a broad audience that includes the news media,…

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Featured Projects and Collaborations

SE Alaska

2022 Southeast Alaska Drought and Extreme Events Workshop

The goal of this workshop was to build on existing efforts and assist with the development of community-driven adaptation strategies to serve the specific needs, challenges, and opportunities of remote, temperate rainforest communities.

Eva Dawn Burke

Healing Through Food and Culture

Eva Dawn Burke’s project titled “Healing Through Food and Culture” and explores the strength, resilience, survival and adaptation of rural communities in Alaska in regards to food sovereignty and security. Specifically, how have these communities used these factors to revitalize their food systems, relying on both traditional foods and agricultural adaptations? How has food, community and culture impacted their health?

Kake, Alaska

Kake Climate Partnership: co-producing climate research in Southeast Alaska

Elizabeth Figus, ACCAP postdoctoral fellow, is carrying out a climate change case study using an Indigenous partnership co-production process with Kake, Alaska.