Building healthy and thriving Alaskan communities, economies, and ecosystems in a changing climate
Created by ACCAP Climate Specialist Rick Thoman
Interactive climate and weather tools focused on Alaska
Featured Projects and Collaborations
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’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?
Elizabeth Figus, ACCAP postdoctoral fellow, is carrying out a climate change case study using an Indigenous partnership co-production process with Kake, Alaska.
The Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy (ACCAP) is seeking a highly innovative and energetic interdisciplinary scientist with interest and aptitude in bridging science and practice, partnerships between researchers and local knowledge, and/or actionable science to join our team.