Factsheet on the potential effects of a warmer global climate that is causing glaciers and ice sheets to melt, which sends more water into the sea, and thermal expansion of the ocean, with the resul of a sea level that is slowly rising. Alaskans Potential adaptation strategies are also discussed. Free download from the Alaska…

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Facts about ocean acidification in Alaska that can be used for student research projects: What is it? How will Alaska be affected by it? How will marine organisms be affected by it?

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The lesson plans in the kit are designed to to familiarize students with the causes and consequences of ocean acidification, the process by which our ocean is becoming more acidic. In addition to the lesson plans and resources for the lesson plans, the kit includes the supplies and equipment for two experiments. Lesson plans are…

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Portal website for reporting a variety of environmentall hazards people encounter along Alaska’s coast with Alaska-specific factsheets and other resources to teach about invasive species, earthquakes and tsunamis, flooding and erosion, harmful algal blooms and PSP, marine mammal strandings, oil and hazardous spills, and impacts of sea ice and risingocean temperatures.

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Facts about harmful algal blooms in Alaska that can be used for student research projects: What are they? Why are they becoming more common? How are Alaskans responding? Why should the public care? Includes links to the symptoms related to specific toxic organisms and how to report illness related to toxic algae.

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