A partnership for residents of Arctic Alaska coastal communities to share expertise and knowledge of changing coastal conditions

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Explore our new StoryMap to learn about Arctic change from the perspective of AAOKH observers

August 5, 2022

Announcing the launch of a new online product sharing ‘Insights from Coastal Arctic Indigenous observers,’ expertly curated by Roberta Tuurraq Glenn as part of her M.S. degree at University of Alaska Fairbanks. As explained in the StoryMap: “Community-based observations from AAOKH observers offer insight into the impacts of rapid Arctic environmental change from a local…

Check out the latest AAOKH newsletter! Featuring student updates and so much more!

July 18, 2022

We are excited to share our latest newsletter, which should also soon be arriving in mailboxes in AAOKH communities.  In addition to an overview of winter-spring 2022 observations and environmental conditions, this edition features a summary of recent ocean measurements and observations from  Qikiktaġruk (Kotzebue), a welcome to our new postdoc Alex Ravelo, and updates on our…

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Participating Communities

AAOKH coordinates observations from Indigenous Knowledge holders across these communities. These observations provide a broad-scale view of changing coastal conditions and impacts on access to traditional marine resources.