Recent Alaska Climate Variations: An Update
Speaking: John Walsh (ACCAP) & Rick Thoman (ACCAP)
Environmental change and extreme events are an ongoing part of the Alaskan scene, impacting individuals, communities, businesses, tribes and governments on time scales of hours to decades. Impacted areas range from Interior Alaska to coastal and offshore areas. This review will provide updated examples of climate and environmental change in Alaska, results of recent research on the drivers of these changes, and a look ahead at what the best information we have suggests future decades will bring to Alaska.