The Policy & Practice of Climate Change & Water

Gulf of Alaska

Climate Change Impacts on Gulf of Alaska Hydrology and Freshwater Discharge

The Conservation Biology Institute (Oregon, USA) is organizing a webinar entitled "Climate Change Impacts on Gulf of Alaska Hydrology and Freshwater Discharge" taking place in early April. Jordan Beamer, an Oregon State University PhD WRE candidate, will present his modeling studies of the impacts of climate change on freshwater resources along the Gulf of Alaska (GOA) coastline. His work has quantified the increases in coastal freshwater discharge (FWD) that can occur due to increases in precipitation and temperature and decreases in glacier cover. Read More...