Allocation of Time and Risk of Lyme: A Case of Ecosystem Service Income and Substitution Effects

September 14, 2017 | 2:30pm, 401 Akasofu- Kevin Berry will discuss how forests continue to be reservoirs for infectious diseases and undermines the potential recreational services by measuring the human response to environmental risk using exogenous variation in the risk of contracting Lyme Disease. Read More

State of the Climate 2016 report released with contributions from IARC scientists

The report highlights significant changes and record breaking temperatures in the Arctic and Alaska. Compared to lower latitudes, the Arctic is warming at more than twice the rate with 2016 being the warmest year for Alaska since 1925. Read More

2017 REU Program: Understanding the Arctic as a System

The Arctic climate is changing. Today, more than ever, an integrated cross-disciplinary approach is necessary to understand and explain changes in the Arctic and the implications of those changes. Responding to needs in innovative research and education for understanding high-latitude rapid climate change, researchers from UAF have established a new Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) site, aiming… Read More