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ACCAP’s Rick Thoman presents at weather and climate summit

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.

Quarterly Climate & Weather Report – March–May 2019

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.