News from IARC

Climate Change and Health in Alaska

By IARC Web Design | October 11, 2016

October 6, 2016, noon–1:15 p.m., 401 Akasofu—A joint presentation by researchers John Walsh (IARC), Bert Boyer (IAB/Center for Alaska Native Health Research), and Michael Brubaker (Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium)

Highlight: New report from North Slope Scenarios Project

By IARC Web Design | September 7, 2016

In a warming climate, long-term monitoring and research in the American Arctic is crucial. To address this, the North Slope Science Initiative (NSSI) implemented the Scenarios Project to help natural resource management agencies better direct research and monitor change in the Arctic using a scenarios framework.

Highlight: Study measures methane release from Arctic permafrost

By IARC Web Design | August 26, 2016

A UAF research project led by IARC’s Katey Walter Anthony has provided the first modern evidence of a landscape-level permafrost carbon feedback, in which thawing permafrost releases ancient carbon as climate-warming greenhouse gases. The study was published today in the journal Nature Geoscience.

Highlight: IARC partners with Japanese research center

By IARC Web Design | August 18, 2016

IARC Director Hajo Eicken recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Dr. Sei-Ichi Saito, Director of Hokkaido University’s new Arctic Research Center (HU-ARC), located in Sapporo, Japan.