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The 2020 NOAA Arctic Report Card: Overview and Chapter Highlights in the Alaska Context

December 15, 2020 @ 10:00 am to 11:00 am AKST

Speakers:
Rick Thoman, Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy (ACCAP) at the University of Alaska Fairbanks
Tom Ballinger, International Arctic Research Center (IARC) at the University of Alaska Fairbanks
Alison York, Alaska Fire Science Consortium (AFSC) at the University of Alaska Fairbanks
Gabe Wolken, International Arctic Research Center (IARC) at the University of Alaska Fairbanks & Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys, Department of Natural Resources
Ben Jones, Institute of Northern Engineering (INE) at the University of Alaska Fairbanks
Gerald “JJ” Frost, ABR, Inc.—Environmental Research & Services

Issued annually since 2006, the Arctic Report Card is a timely and peer-reviewed source for clear, reliable and concise observational information on the current state of different components of the Arctic environmental system relative to historical records. The Report Card is intended for a wide audience, including scientists, teachers, students, decision-makers and the general public interested in the Arctic environment and science. This webinar will give a broad overview of the 2020 Arctic Report Card followed by Alaska-focused highlights on the following topics:
Air temperature
Wildfires
Glaciers
Coastal permafrost
Greening of the tundra

The full report card was released on December 8th. Please check out the full Arctic Report Card and then tune into this webinar to learn more focused on the Alaska context.

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