Research actions increase our understanding of past and future climate change, including social and physical impacts, risks and vulnerabilities, and mitigation and adaptation measures. Alaska is a top destination for Arctic and climate research, and can continue to contribute to our scientific knowledge through further monitoring, modeling, data sharing, innovation, and public outreach.

Left: A bank of power batteries lines an interior wall inside the Energy Technology Facility at UAF's Alaska Center for Energy and Power (ACEP) on the Fairbanks campus. (UAF photo by JR Ancheta)

Climate research and modeling

University of Alaska

The University of Alaska plays a leading role in conducting many studies and assessments related to a changing climate. Ongoing research programs include:

Food security
Freshwater management