ACCAP News

Bering Science report released

The Bering Sea continues to see dramatic changes in its climate, sea ice conditions and wildlife, according to a new publication called “Bering Science: Spring 2020 Bering Region Ocean Update.”…

Weather, Climate Highlights & Impacts, March to May 2020

ALASKA and NORTHWESTERN CANADA – Quarterly Climate & Weather Report: March – May 2020

Spring is typically the driest season of the year over most of mainland Alaska, but this year precipitation was unusually high, thanks to a wetter than normal March and April

ACCAP at the 2020 Juneau Innovation Summit: Business in a Changing Climate

In Feb 2020, ACCAP played a prominent role in leading the Business in a Changing Climate track of the Juneau Business Innovation Summit. ACCAP lead, John Walsh delivered a plenary talk as…

Weather and Climate Highlights and Impacts, Dec 2019 - Feb 2020

ALASKA and NORTHWESTERN CANADA – Quarterly Climate & Weather Report: Dec 2019 – Feb 2020

Overall, the winter period, December 2019 to February 2020, was colder than normal in almost all of Alaska and most of central and northern YT and NT.

Weather and Climate Highlights and Impacts, Sep - Nov 2019

ALASKA and NORTHWESTERN CANADA – Quarterly Climate & Weather Report: Sept–Nov 2019

Autumn 2019 began with drought or abnormal dryness in southern Alaska and ended with rain. However, overall dry conditions have been in place for a couple years, and ecosystem services (e.g. fish flows) sensitive to long term precipitation will require more rain and higher elevation snows to return to normal. Read about the Sept-Nov season and see what early 2020 has in store.