Joanna Young

Director, Inspiring Girls Expeditions of Alaska

Research Associates & Postdocs


Send me an email

Phone:  907-474-7148

Area(s) of Expertise:
Climate change
Glaciers
Science education

IARC Affiliations:

AK CASC: Alaska Climate Adaptation Science Center


Joanna Young is an expert in glaciology who studies how Alaska’s glaciers are losing mass in climate change. She collects observational data in the field, and uses it with climate data to perform computer modeling on glacier melt. She is also an environmental educator and does research on education. Her work spans glaciology, hydrology, Arctic ecosystems, education, and diversity & inclusion.


Find me on my research website