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People of IARC: Nancy Fresco

As network coordinator for IARC’s Scenarios Network for Alaska + Arctic Planning (SNAP), Research Assistant Professor Nancy Fresco organizes and contributes to many of the organization’s scientific and multidisciplinary research projects. With a background in biology, forest ecology, and environmental education, she serves as a strong example of SNAP’s mission to collaborate across fields and disciplines to forge relationships between research and stakeholders.

In Alaska, everyone’s grappling with climate change

This story was originally published in The Conversation. Author Nancy Fresco.  Coastal villages are washing into the Bering Sea, trees are sprouting in the tundra and shipping lanes are opening in an ocean that was once locked in ice. In Alaska, climate change isn’t a distant or abstract concern. As a climate change researcher at the International…

Video: Modeling in Climate Change Research

This 13-minute video, featuring IARC Research Associate Katie Spellman and Dr. Nancy Fresco of the Scenarios Network for Alaska + Arctic Planning, explains the importance and relevance of computer modeling in making sense of climate change.