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Alaska Arctic Observatory & Knowledge Hub: Community-based observations of changes in the seasonal cycle in Alaska's Arctic

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A partnership for Alaska's Arctic coastal communities to share their expertise and knowledge of changing coastal conditions

Latest News

AAOKH on KOTZ radio November 11, 2019 - AAOKH's Bobby Schaeffer, Noah Naylor, Josh Jones, and Donna Hauser talked to KOTZ last week. Bobby Schaeffer described the changes he's seen on the ice of Kotzebue Sound. “We have to be prepared for this. We have to evolve. We have no choice. It’s not going to change; it’s going… — Full Story
New AAOKH Newsletter published October 18, 2019 - Check out our latest installment of AAOKH News online, right here! This e-newsletter is an electronic version of the paper newsletter that will be sent in the coming weeks to mailbox holders in Wales, Kotzebue, Point Hope, Point Lay, Wainwright, Utqiaġvik, and Kaktovik. AAOKH News is intended to improve visibility,… — Full Story
AAOKH poster shared at the Arctic Futures 2050 meeting September 5, 2019 - AAOKH will be presenting community-based observations of Arctic Change today at the Arctic Futures 2050 meeting, which has a goal to bring together "Arctic scientists, Indigenous Peoples, and policy makers jointly exploring the knowledge needed to inform decisions concerning the Arctic in coming decades." Although it's on East Coast time… — Full Story

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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.