News from IARC

Flora and Fauna of Alaska: Living in a Changing Climate

By IARC Web Design | March 31, 2017

April, 13, 2017 | noon, 501 Akasofu- This joint presentation will discuss changes, adaptations, and resiliencies of the flora and fauna of Alaska in the context of climate change.

Arctic Research and Economic Diversification

By IARC Web Design | March 22, 2017

Monday, March 27, 2017 | 3:00 pm, Globe Room (Elvey)- Visiting researchers Sei-Ichi Saitoh and Taro Osabe will discuss Arctic research being conducted at Hokkaido University and fish resources in the Pacific Arctic.

Why is climate science under public debate?

By IARC Web Design | March 6, 2017

March 9, 2017, noon-1:15 p.m., 401 Akasofu- A joint presentation by John Walsh (IARC), Nancy Fresco (IARC/SNAP), and Chanda Meek (UAF Political Science Department)

Ice Navigation Challenges and Information Requirements in the New Maritime Arctic

By IARC Web Design | March 1, 2017

Thursday, March 2, 2017| 3:30-4:30 pm, 401 Akasofu- Arctic shipping and security expert Lawson Brigham will discuss recent changes in Arctic sea ice, greater marine access, and potentially longer seasons of navigation.

Permafrost thaw and methane release from Arctic lakes

By IARC Web Design | February 21, 2017

Friday, February 24, 2017| 9:30-10:30 am, 401 Akasofu- Katey Walter Anthony will present a relatively new discovery that permafrost thaw lakes have a natural process that mitigates greenhouse gas losses, and over the long term can lead to net climate cooling.