News from IARC

Biden appoints Mike Sfraga chair of U.S. Arctic Research Commission

By Heather McFarland | September 24, 2021

University of Alaska Fairbanks affiliate Mike Sfraga was appointed on Friday as the new chair of the U.S. Arctic Research Commission. Sfraga, an affiliate research faculty at the International Arctic…

Natural cycles in the Gulf of Alaska accentuate ocean acidification

By Heather McFarland | September 15, 2021

New research at the University of Alaska Fairbanks shows that the fluctuations of major wind and ocean circulation systems can temporarily accelerate or reverse the rate of ocean acidification in…

Expedition embarks to assess the state of the eastern Arctic Ocean

By Heather McFarland | September 10, 2021

A University of Alaska Fairbanks-led expedition embarks this week for a 40-day scientific cruise to assess the state of the eastern Arctic Ocean. The expedition, which is part of the Nansen…

Shows the front page of the AK CASC 2021 annual report.

Alaska CASC annual report released

By Mike Delue | September 9, 2021

Over the course of each year the Alaska Climate Adaptation Science Center works with federal, state, and Alaska Native partners to provide actionable research on local-scale climate scenarios, wildfire patterns,…

Another climate report, so what?

By Heather McFarland | August 25, 2021

The State of the Climate this week, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change at the beginning of the month and the Arctic Report Card before the year’s end. A new…