Kodiak workshop helps fishing community build resilience

overlooking Kodiak harbor, with mountains and dramatic clouds

More than 70 people gathered in Kodiak recently for a workshop to address how the island community can build resilience and adaptability in the face of climate change. The October 24–25, 2019 workshop focused on four topics identified by a local steering committee: fisheries futures, food security and subsistence, infrastructure and energy, and culture and…

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Adapt Kodiak: a coastal resilience workshop

Adapt Kodiak - a coastal resilience workshop - October 24-25 2019 - Afognak Center Kodiak

Check-in and coffee starts at 8 am Thursday, with the program kicking off at 8:30. Download the agenda with video conference links. Adapt Kodiak is a workshop dedicated to the discussion of the challenges and opportunities faced by Kodiak residents in building greater community resilience. The steering committee of Kodiak residents has narrowed this focus to…

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Setting Priorities for Health, Social, and Economic Disruptions from Spills in Alaska: Learning from the Past, Preparing for the Future

boat and containment boom on water with mountain in background

This workshop is part of a national series sponsored by the Sea Grant Oil Spill Science Outreach Program to improve community preparedness for oil spills. This collaboration of the of the Gulf Research Program of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine; Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative; and Sea Grant programs around the country…

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Davin Holen

Davin Holen Coastal Community Resilience Specialist, Anchorage (907) 274-9697 Contact Davin Bio page Marine Advisory Program 1007 W 3rd Avenue #100 Anchorage, AK 99501 Davin Holen Focus As the Alaska Sea Grant Coastal Community Resilience Specialist, Davin Holen is dedicated to providing expertise, research, and extension services that enhance the culture and well-being of coastal…

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Beaufort and Chukchi Seas have near record open water

sea ice extent

Temperatures are dropping and the days are getting darker as Alaska moves into autumn. But despite the approaching winter chill, there’s lots of open water north of Alaska—a near record, in fact. That has potential implications for fall storms and coastal erosion in northwestern Alaska.

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