News from IARC

Numerical Simulation of Sea Ice, Ocean Circulation and Marine Biogeochemistry in the West Antarctic Peninsula

By IARC Web Design | September 25, 2017

September 27, 2017 | 2:30pm, 401 Akasofu- Cristina Schultz will discuss how over the past several decades, the West Antarctic Peninsula (WAP) has undergone physical and ecological changes at a rapid pace, with winter air temperatures warming up to 4.8 times the global average rate.

Arctic Environmental Futures: Nexus of Science, Policy, and Operations

By IARC Web Design | September 22, 2017

Friday, September 29, 2017 | 10:00–11:30am EST One Woodrow Wilson Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington DC Join us for a SEARCH presentation on change and connections

IARC scientists hosted California’s Governor in a trip to research sites

By IARC Web Design | September 11, 2017

Bob Bolton and Amy Breen, Assistant Research Professors at IARC hosted California’s Governor Jerry Brown in a field trip to research sites on the Seward Peninsula near Nome and Council. 

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

By IARC Web Design | September 8, 2017

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.

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

By IARC Web Design | August 21, 2017

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.