CIFAR plays a central role in communication and coordination between NOAA, researchers, management agencies, non-governmental organizations, Alaska communities, and the general public in collaborative research, education and outreach efforts.
CIFAR conducts research in three thematic areas: (1) Ecosystem Function- Gain sufficient knowledge of Alaskan ecosystems to forecast their response to both natural and anthropogenic change; (2) Coastal Hazards - Improve understanding of coastal hazards, storms, and tsunamis that affect Alaska's population, ecosystems and coast to improve weather forecast and warning accuracy; and (3) Climate Change and Variability - Foster climate research targeted at societal needs and advance Arctic climate research to improve predictive capacity of climate variations affecting coastal regions and ecosystems.
|Institution||University of Alaska Fairbanks|
|Infrastructure type||Research centre/institute|
|Language of operation||English|
Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
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