Alaska Adapting to Changing Environments (Alaska ACE)


EPSCoR'S Phase IV research project, Alaska ACE, conducted biological, physical and social research into the adaptive capacity of Alaskan communities: the mechanisms that enable communities to effectively respond to environmental and social changes. Research included new sensors and mapping to monitor biophysical changes, coupled with social science approaches to measure community responses.

ACE research was organized around three regional test cases:

This archive also contains information about a 2016 workshop supported by Alaska NSF EPSCoR, entitled "The Food-Energy-Water (FEW) Nexus in Islanded Communities and High Latitudes: Issues, Pathways, and Implications."