From Icefield to Ocean

Southeast Alaska has some of the world’s highest rates of glacial volume loss. This collaboration between UA and the US Geological Survey has improved our understanding of the roles glaciers play in Gulf of Alaska coastal systems, and their impacts on the tourism and salmon fishery industries — each of which provide $1 billion in annual economic activity to Alaska.

Region(s): 
Southcentral
Focus Area(s): 
Food Security
Tourism
Last updated: Jun 9, 2017