The 2020 NOAA Arctic Report Card: Overview and Chapter Highlights in the Alaska Context
Event Type: Webinars and Virtual Events
When: 15 December 2020
Where: Online: 10:00-11:00 am AKST, 2:00-3:00 pm EST
- Rick Thoman, Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy (ACCAP) at the University of Alaska Fairbanks
- Tom Ballinger, International Arctic Research Center (IARC) at the University of Alaska Fairbanks
- Alison York, Alaska Fire Science Consortium (AFSC) at the University of Alaska Fairbanks
- Gabe Wolken, International Arctic Research Center (IARC) at the University of Alaska Fairbanks & Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys, Department of Natural Resources
- Ben Jones, Institute of Northern Engineering (INE) at the University of Alaska Fairbanks
- Gerald “JJ” Frost, ABR, Inc.—Environmental Research & Services
Issued annually since 2006, the Arctic Report Card is a timely and peer-reviewed source for clear, reliable and concise observational information on the current state of different components of the Arctic environmental system relative to historical records. The Report Card is intended for a wide audience, including scientists, teachers, students, decision-makers and the general public interested in the Arctic environment and science. This webinar will give a broad overview of the 2020 Arctic Report Card followed by Alaska-focused highlights on the following topics:
- Air temperature
- Coastal permafrost
- Greening of the tundra
Please follow the link above to register.
The full report card will be released shortly before this webinar on December 8th. Please check out the full Arctic Report Card (available December 8th onward) and then tune into this webinar to learn more focused on the Alaska context.