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Future Climate and Water Availability in Alaska

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Conservation / Restoration
Forestry
Rural / Indigenous Livelihoods
Summary: 

Climate change is evidenced in Alaska by shrinking glaciers, warming temperatures, and increases in fire frequency and intensity. The Wilderness Society has created maps of Alaska highlighting expected changes in temperature, precipitation, and water availability to help inform land managers and to prioritize restoration and protection activities that enhance ecosystem resilience.

Mapping Future Climate Change in Alaska’s National Parks

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Case Study
Sector Addressed: 
Conservation / Restoration
Forestry
Tourism / Recreation
Summary: 

Alaska is experiencing warming temperatures and increases in fire frequency and intensity among other effects of global climate change. The Wilderness Society has created maps of Alaska highlighting expected changes in temperature, precipitation, and water availability to help inform land managers and to prioritize restoration and protection activities that enhance ecosystem resilience.

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