Alaska Climate Webinar: Dynamical Downscaling for Alaska

Event Type: Webinars and Virtual Events

When: 20 September 2016

Where: Online and at the University of Alaska Fairbanks: 10:00 to 11:00 am AKDT, 2:00 to 3:00 pm EDT

More information: 
https://accap.uaf.edu/downscaling

Summary

The Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy (ACCAP) will host a webinar entitled "Dynamical downscaling for Alaska: what is it and how to use it?" The webinar will be presented by Rick Lader and Peter Bieniek, University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Climate-scale variability and change often has local effects not resolved in spatially coarse reanalysis and global climate model output. Downscaling bridges this gap by providing locally-relevant climate information for your backyard. One method of downscaling uses a regional dynamical model to produce the needed higher resolution grids and is the focus of this presentation. The presenters will discuss unique value-added products such as rain-on-snow and extreme events as well as data-quality and uncertainty issues.

For more information or to register online, please follow the link above.

Participation in person is also available at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, Akasofu Building, Room 407. Participants are welcome to bring
their lunch.

For questions, contact:
Tina Buxbaum
Email: tmbuxbaum [at] alaska.edu