Two dramatic regions.
One unique collaboration.

Scientists from the Alaska and Pacific Islands Climate Adaptation Science Centers will join together in cross-regional research, cultural engagement, and synthesis.

This work will provide forums for scientists, managers, and students to explore the steep watershed ecosystems in these areas and exchange knowledge to support climate adaptation.

a man shows a large rock to three women near a forested stream

Research across the Pacific: PI-AK scientists meet in Juneau

By Molly Tankersley | August 16, 2022

On the banks of Montana Creek in Juneau, Alaska, a group clad in colorful rain gear watches expectantly as AK CASC graduate student Kevin Fitzgerald empties a throng of juvenile salmon from a small wire trap. His audience has traveled across the Pacific from Hawai`i to observe stream research in Alaskan watersheds and compare methodologies…