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Webinar Video: Building a Tide, Storm Surge, and Wind Wave Model for Coastal Alaska

Title: Building a Tide, Storm Surge, and Wind Wave Model for Coastal Alaska Date: Tuesday, May 15; 12 -1 PM Alaska Time Presenter: Brian Joyce, Graduate Student Researcher and PhD Candidate and the University of Notre Dame Webinar Access: Webinar … Continue reading

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Webinar Recording: Evaluating large-scale collaborative conservation over time: application of social network analysis in the Northwest Boreal

Title: Evaluating large-scale collaborative conservation over time: application of social network analysis in the Northwest Boreal. Presenter: Patrick Bixler, Research Assistant Professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin Date: Tuesday, May 1, … Continue reading

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Terrestrial Ecology: NASA Arctic-Boreal Vulnerability Experiment Seeks Proposals

NASA is initiating ABoVE Phase 2 by soliciting proposals that continue ecosystem dynamics research objectives, with an increased interest in projects that advance its ecosystem services and modeling objectives. ABoVE Phase 2 research is solicited in four areas: (1) Analyzing … Continue reading

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Climate Change and Science Communication Paper Published

A new paper explores strategies for communicating about climate change. Building off experiences in Canada, the paper, Seven Strategies of Climate Change Science Communication for Policy Change: Combining Academic Theory with Practical Evidence from Science–Policy Partnerships in Canada, provides tested … Continue reading

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Reproducible analysis with R Training Anchorage, May 17-18

The State of Alaska’s Salmon and People (SASAP) project is holding a short course on practical skills in open and reproducible science May 17-18, 2018 in Anchorage at the Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center. The course will target statisticians, researchers, … Continue reading

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2018 Spring Alaska Fire Science Workshop Scheduled

2018 Spring Alaska Fire Science Workshop is scheduled for March 28, 2018. Details: 2018 Spring Alaska Fire Science Workshop Half-day workshop in association with the Interagency Spring FMO meeting Wednesday, March 28, 2018 Alaska Fire Service, 1300-1700 The agenda is … Continue reading

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2018 Alaska Society of American Foresters Annual Meeting Scheduled for April in Fairbanks

The ANFC is holding its annual meeting in conjunction with the Alaska Society of American Foresters meeting this April 12-14, 2018 in Fairbanks, Alaska. Online registration and the draft agenda are now available. The deadline to take advantage of the … Continue reading

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Alaska Landscape Connectivity Article Published

NWB LCC collaborators have published an article about connectivity modelling across Alaska, focused on the BLM’s Central Yukon Planning area. The article, Using topographic geodiversity to connect conservation lands in the Central Yukon, Alaska, is published in the journal Landscape … Continue reading

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Webinar – Documenting Local Knowledge of Changing Wildlife Habitats and Adaptive Considerations of Large Land Mammal Hunters to the Effects of Climate Change in Alaska Game Management Units 9B-C, 17, 18, and 19A-C

Webinar:Title: Documenting Local Knowledge of Changing Wildlife Habitats and Adaptive Considerations of Large Land Mammal Hunters to the Effects of Climate Change in Alaska Game Management Units 9B-C, 17, 18, and 19A-C Presenter: James Van Lanen, Subsistence Resource Specialist, Alaska … Continue reading

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New Study Documents Yukon Salmon Spawning Areas Across Alaska and Canada

A new study by Alaska and Canada-based researchers catalogs and maps the known spawning areas of Yukon River Chinook Salmon. The researchers use published articles, gray literature, and information archived in agency databases. The authors write that most of the … Continue reading

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