Coastal Erosion Coastal hazard education resources Thawing permafrost, intensifying storms, rising sea levels, and reductions in shorefast sea ice are combining to wear away large sections of Alaska’s coast. Arctic…

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Changing Weather Patterns Coastal hazard education resources As the climate changes, we are seeing changes on the shorter term—weather patterns are changing seasonally. Oceans are warming and storms are becoming…

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Marine Debris Coastal hazard education resources The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration defines marine debris as “any persistent solid material that is manufactured or processed and directly or indirectly, intentionally…

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Harmful Algal Blooms Coastal hazard education resources Some algae produce toxins and can reproduce rapidly to high concentrations. When filter feeders such as clams eat these algae, they accumulate toxins,…

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Developed by partners in the Alaska CoastWatch for Action Project Marine and coastal K-12 educators collaborated to create this database. It is designed to help teachers and informal community educators…

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Educator Resources Overview Educator Resources Database Searchable, filterable table of resources related to resilience, climate change adaptation, and mitigation of coastal hazards. Go to database Resources for Coastal Hazard Education…

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