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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.

Understanding Alaska’s temperature trends gets easier with new Statewide Temperature Index Tool

July 30, 2020

A new tool for easily understanding temperature trends across the state of Alaska is now available on the ACCAP website. The new Alaska Statewide Temperature Index provides easy access to statewide temperature data by building an index of temperatures from across the state, and tracking that daily temperature index over time.

Bering Science report released

June 18, 2020

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

May 31, 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

March 31, 2020

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

February 28, 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.

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.