Arctic Science

The Arctic is a land of extremes. Climate is one of the defining characteristics of this ecosystem, so as the climate changes, the science we conduct in the Arctic can help us understand the implications for people, wildlife, and plants.
Check out the Arctic issue of Alaska Park Science for a series on a range of topics.

A beaver dam floods the tundra.

Arctic Report Card 2021

Cascading disruptions, extreme events, and increasing variability throughout the Arctic impact the safety and well-being of communities.

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    Last updated: December 15, 2021