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Alaska Center for Climate Assessment Webinar: Southeast Alaska Drought

Jan 10
January 10, 2023
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Drought conditions in Wrangell Island, Alaska.

The Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy (ACCAP, a NOAA CAP/RISA team) and the International Arctic Research Center released a report reviewing the Southeast Alaska drought of 2016–2019. This webinar, held on January 10, 2023, discussed the drought history, causes, and ecosystem impacts in the region, as well as select community perspectives and the likelihood of future drought events. For Tribes, communities, and decision makers in Southeast Alaska, this report  provides ready access to “what happened” and can inform planning, adaptation, and mitigation activities in the future.


  • Rick Thoman, ACCAP Climate Specialist
  • Andrew Hoell, NOAA