Alaska-Canada Climate-Biome Shift
Partners in Alaska and Canada are working with SNAP to use clustering methodology to model climate-biome shifts in Alaska, the Yukon, and the Northwest Territories.
ALFRESCO and habitat research projects
Boreal ALFRESCO simulates the responses of subarctic and boreal vegetation to climatic changes.
Arctic Sea Ice: Satellite Observations, GCM Performance, and Future Scenarios
This project investigates the downward trend of Arctic Sea Ice through the use of satellite observations and climate model projections.
Assessing Climate Change Impacts on Forested Ecosystems of Alaska
This assessment will provide an overview of current and future climate change impacts on all forested regions of Alaska.
Chugach Climate Change Scenarios Planning
UAA-ISER and UAF-SNAP are working with Chugach National Forest and USFS to project ecological and socioeconomic effects of climate change in the Chugach Region.
Climate Change Impacts on Water Availability in Alaska
The Wilderness Society has used SNAP data and assistance to assess potential future impacts on water availability statewide.
Climate Change Scenario Planning for Alaska Region National Park System Units
NPS Alaska park managers use SNAP climate projections, scenarios planning, and input from stakeholders to help inform decisions.
Climate Change Summary Reports of National Parks, Preserves, and Monuments
SNAP has assisted the Wilderness Society in creating summary reports describing potential future temperature and precipitation changes.
Development and Application of an Integrated Ecosystem Model for Alaska and Northwest Canada
The Alaska CSC, LCCs and SNAP are collaborating to merge several existing ecosystem models into a single, integrated model.
Governor's Subcabinet on Climate Change
SNAP is assisting the Governor's Sub-Cabinet with the task of preparing and implementing an Alaska Climate Change Strategy.
Great Bear Lake Climate Change Analysis
SNAP worked with Déline Renewable Resources Council, NWT Canada to assess the impacts of climate change on the Great Bear Lake watershed.
Interior Issues Council Climate Change Taskforce
SNAP is working with the Interior Issues Council Climate Change taskforce to create an assessment of vulnerability across sectors.
IPY: Arctic climate change impacts on ecosystem services and society
SNAP is working with rural communities in northern Alaska to identify and explore the relationship between climate change and availability of subsistence resources.
Nenana Ridge Experimental Burn
The Nenana Ridge Experimental Fuels Treatment Project is designed to quantify the effects of fuels reduction treatments on fire behavior.
North Slope Climate Analysis
SNAP is working with The Nature Conservancy to provide down-scaled IPCC projections for the Alaska North Slope Borough.
North Slope GIS Planning Tool
The goal of this proposal is to form a partnership of organizations to develop a spatially-explicit model to help managers forecast infrastructure needs and potential conflicts.
NPR-A Climate Change Analysis
An assessment of the potential impacts of climate change on temperature, precipitation, water availability, vegetation, and fire regime in the National Petroleum Reserve Alaska (NPR-A).
Permafrost Dynamics Modeling in Alaska using a High Spatial Resolution Dataset
SNAP and UAF researchers are mapping projected permafrost changes in Alaska using downscaled projections from five IPCC GCMs.
Seward Peninsula-Nulato Hills-Kotzebue Sound Lowlands Rapid Ecoregional Assessment
Rapid Ecoregional Assessments aim to synthesize existing knowledge and information applicable to all lands and waters within the ecoregion.
SNAP is using climate projections to determine if Southeast Alaska is facing a regime shift that might alter hydropower electricity availability.
Social-Ecological Characteristics of Disturbance: Linked interactions between spruce bark beetle, humans, and wildfire in Alaska
Amplified climate change effects at high latitudes are altering wildfires and epidemic spruce bark beetle infestations.
Statewide Landscape Connectivity
The goal of this effort is sustaining landscape level biodiversity in AK by ensuring connectivity into the future given climate change.
USGS Land Cover Change Study
The US Geological Survey and SNAP are collaborating to project future land cover changes to habitat suitability for key species in Alaska
Yukon Water Availability Analysis
With the aid of modeling expertise from the Wilderness Society, SNAP projected the future balance between precipitation and potential evapotranspiration in the Yukon, Canada.