In this video presentation recorded at the 2019 Glen Gerberg Weather & Climate Summit, ACCAP Climate Specialist Rick Thoman gives a brief background of his career, as well as what the International Arctic Research Center at UAF is doing to evaluate climate change.

March 2019 was exceptionally mild over nearly all of Alaska and northwest Canada. Why? Three main factors were involved: a persistent high pressure system over the region, record-low sea ice extent, and warm ocean temperatures.