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Temperate rainforest’s distinct ecosystems altered by climate change

— New research that focuses on the temperate rainforest stretching from California through B.C. to Alaska is helping scientists to understand how coastal environments will be influenced by our changing climate. Research published this week in the journal Bioscience takes an interdisciplinary approach to evaluating land-sea interactions in the northeast Pacific coastal temperate rainforest (NPCTR). The paper evaluates the land-to-ocean flow of carbon and nutrients in the NPCTR, their influence on nearshore marine ecosystems, and how these connections are altered by climate change. ...More

University president touts marine biology and fisheries expansion for UAS

— University of Alaska President Pat Pitney told the Juneau Chamber of Commerce today (Thursday) that she sees an exciting opportunity in marine biology and fisheries for the University of Alaska Southeast. "The place-based nature of the University of Alaska Southeast and that consolidation of fisheries management and the unique location of the campus and the interest of the community are all very aligned in that fisheries - marine biology - ocean sciences space," she said. ...More

Press Releases

UAS Native & Rural Student Center Hosts 19th Annual Oratory Showcase

March 2, 2021

The theme of this year’s event was Haa kusteeyi guganeix, or “Our way of life will heal.”

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Educators Rising Alaska Leadership Conference February 28th – March 1st

February 22, 2021

The theme for this year’s conference is “Rising Above Adversity”.

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Determining Dissolved Organic Carbon Flows into the Gulf of Alaska

February 9, 2021

A new model determines freshwater and dissolved organic carbon discharge to the Gulf of Alaska from one of the most geographically diverse but understudied regions on the planet

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Climate Change Alters Coastal Processes in North America’s Largest Temperate Rainforest

February 10, 2021

In North America’s largest remaining temperate rainforest, coastal marine environments are intrinsically linked with the land through the delivery of nutrients that drive ocean productivity.

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