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From Our Partners
New Paper on Climate Change in the Coastal Temperate Rainforest
Colin Shanley of the Nature Conservancy leads an international team of authors in a new paper exploring the implications of climate change in the north Pacific temperate rainforest. A pdf of the article can be found here
Tongass Climate Vulnerability Report Released
Tongass Advisory Committee
The US Forest Service announces selection of Tongass Advisory Committee members and Notice of Intent to Amend the Tongass Forest Plan. Visit the TAC website for more information.
In the Spotlight
Icefield-to-Ocean poster wins Vizzie award!
Congratulations to Kristin Timm at the Alaska Climate Science Center. Visit the Vizzie website
to see the details and view all the winning entries.
Southeast Communities at Risk from Ocean Acidification
A new study by UA researchers and funded by NOAA says that ocean acidification imperils Alaska’s fishing-dependent economy Read More >>
Carbon Dynamics in the Temperate Rainforest
Jason Fellman, a Research Assistant Professor at the University of Alaska Southeast, is studying the cycling and exchange of carbon through the coastal temperate rainforest. Read More >>
News & Events
April 9, 2015 - ACRC receives new grant to study yellow-cedar salvage market
ACRC is recipient of one of 43 Wood Innovations grants awarded nationwide. See USFS press release and project webpage for more information.
March 18, 2015 - Icefield-to-Ocean ecosystem paper published in the journal BioScience
Led by Shad O’Neel, from the U.S. Geological Survey Alaska Science Center, the paper synthesizes what scientists currently know about the physical, chemical and biological connections that link high elevation icefields and glaciers, streams, temperate rainforest, and the ocean. A pdf of the article is available here.
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