News from IARC

Arctic ocean moorings shed light on winter sea ice loss

By Heather McFarland | August 21, 2020

The eastern Arctic Ocean’s winter ice grew less than half as much as normal during the past decade, due to the growing influence of heat from the ocean’s interior, researchers…

Increased Greenland ice melt drives 21st-century sea level rise

By Heather McFarland | August 17, 2020

New analysis of almost 30 years’ of scientific data on Greenland’s melting ice sheet predicts global sea level rise of at least 4 inches by the end of the 21st century, if…

Brendan Kelly receives U.S. Fulbright Award to Norway

By Heather McFarland | August 7, 2020

Brendan Kelly, International Arctic Research Center marine biology professor and executive director of the Study of Environmental Arctic Change, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to Norway as…

High-resolution climate projections for Southeast Alaska

By Molly Tankersley | August 4, 2020

Planning for the future in the complex landscape of Southeast Alaska is a challenging task. The steep terrain, glacial and marine influences, and thousands of coastal watersheds create a difficult…

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Understanding Alaska’s temperature gets easier with new Statewide Temperature Index Tool

By Mike Delue | July 29, 2020

Questions like “Has it been cold lately in Alaska” are hard to answer. A new tool from ACCAP and SNAP may be able to help.