RISA investigators contributed to important study about one of the world's most aggressive tree-killing insects. The findings suggest the beetles' advance could reduce biodiveristy and harm tourism and forestry industries.
RISA teams are working closely with Sea Grant and regional researchers to provide scientific expertise for city and county planners.
Arctic sea ice has declined dramatically during the last few decades, posing challenges and opportunities for Alaskan residents, subsistence users, and maritime operators.
This project will help managers respond to changing fire regimes by analyzing historical climate observations and future projections to plan for fire management and wildfire potential.
Until recently, no centralized resource allowed climate information users to connect with the wide array of information and services available in the West.
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