Talk of Alaska: Arctic experts discuss newest five-year research plan

A small heard of musk ox in field with low mountains around
Musk ox grazing on the tundra by the Cape Krusenstern National Monument. (Doug Demarest/ National Park Service)

As the Arctic experiences unprecedented warming and other impacts from climate change, federal agencies tasked with overseeing research in the region are coordinating with local communities and researchers to determine the best path forward. Experts discuss the newly published five-year Arctic Research Plan and how Alaskans can stay involved.

Listen here:

HOST: Lori Townsend

GUESTS:

  • Larry Hinzman, IARPC Executive Director and Assistant Director for Polar Sciences, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
  • Nikoosh Carlo, Director, Arctic Research Plan Development
  • Mike Sfraga, Chair, U.S. Arctic Research Commission

LINKS:

Arctic Research Plan 2022-2026

PARTICIPATE:

Call 907-550-8422 (Anchorage) or 1-800-478-8255 (statewide) during the live broadcast.

Send an email to talk@alaskapublic.org (Comments may be read on air).

Post your comment during or after the live broadcast on social media (Comments may be read on air).

LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022 at 10 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.
LIVE Web stream: Click here to stream.

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Adelyn Baxter is Alaska Public Media's program producer. Reach her at abaxter@alaskapublic.org.

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