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ACCAP Postdoc Opportunity

August 11, 2022

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.

New Massive Open Online Course (MOOC): Climate Change in Arctic Environments

November 5, 2021

Climate change is one of the greatest challenges of our time, and no place is experiencing more extreme impacts than the Arctic. The University of Alaska Fairbanks is making it…

Weather and Climate Highlights and Impacts, March - May 2021

ALASKA and NORTHWESTERN CANADA – Quarterly Climate & Weather Report: March – May 2021

May 30, 2021

Snowy in Nome, cold in northern Alaska and Canada, and warmer and wet in southern Alaska and Canada.

Weather and Climate Highlights and Impacts, Dec 2020 - Feb 2021

ALASKA and NORTHWESTERN CANADA – Quarterly Climate & Weather Report: December 2020 – February 2021

February 28, 2021

Dry and cold in the north, warm and wet in the south

Weather & Climate Highlights and Impacts, September - November 2020

ALASKA and NORTHWESTERN CANADA – Quarterly Climate & Weather Report: September – November 2020

November 30, 2020

Northern Alaska was warm, central Alaska was snowy, Yukon and NWT was dry and BC was wet.

Weather and Climate Highlights and Impacts, June August 2020

ALASKA and NORTHWESTERN CANADA – Quarterly Climate & Weather Report: June-August 2020

August 31, 2020

While wildfires burned across Siberia, Alaska and the Canadian North experienced very little wildfire activity. Wildfires in Yukon and Northwest Territories burned a combined 32,600 hectares , their lowest seasonal total since 1988. Alaska had the lowest area burned since 2002.

Climate and weather on Alaska public radio

Beyond the Weather
KUAC Public Radio, Fairbanks
Fridays at 11:04am

Providing perspective on the daily weather conditions with a longer range look at temperature, precipitation and wind, and the factors that drive them.

Beyond The Weather taps the knowledge of longtime Alaska climatologist Rick Thoman, and is a cooperative production of ACCAP and KUAC.

Weather perspectives focused on western Alaska

ACCAP Climate Specialist Rick Thoman shares brief climate highlights that are broadcast once a week on each station.