Advancing the predictive power of Earth system models through understanding
of the structure and function of Arctic terrestrial ecosystems
North Slope Permafrost Thawing Sooner than Expected
New projections of permafrost change in northern Alaska suggest far-reaching effects will come sooner than expected, scientists reported this week at the fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union.
UAF Scientist Named Head of Massive Arctic Environment Study
It’s the million-dollar question: What can we expect from our climate in the future? A new study of Arctic ecosystems aims to help answer just that question and an Alaska professor has been named as the chief scientist for the study.
Do Knoxville: Take a hike, learn about Smokies careers, Field School classes and other outdoor activities: Climate Change Talk
The Harvey Broome Group of the Sierra Club is sponsoring a presentation entitled “The Next Generation Ecosystem Experiment in the Arctic” by Dr. San Wullschleger, the Project Lead Scientist, from the ORNL Climate Change Science Institute.
In this presentation, learn how sophisticated climate models are developed and how research being conducted on the North Slope of Alaska is helping to improve prediction of climate throughout the Arctic.