Arctic Urban Risks & Adaptations (AURA) Workshop


In-person and virtual meeting among University of Alaska research team and Fairbanks’s stakeholders regarding NSF Grant: Collaborative Research: Arctic Urban Risks & Adaptations (AURA): co-production framework for addressing multiple changing environmental hazards.

Purpose of Meeting:

  1. Provide an opportunity to meet in person if wanted - Fairbanks key experts (i.e. Fairbanks North Star Borough, City of Fairbanks, State of Alaska, Federal agencies, and UA Research Team
  2. Provide updates on mapping of our hazards (wildfire, icing, and permafrost thaw)
  3. Gather feedback on research products and integration with current efforts
  4. Discuss hazards and potential mitigation actions, risk mapping, and potential end points

The first session of five is about wildfire (1:30-2:00 AKST) and the presenter is Jen Schmidt of the University of Alaska, Anchorage:

  • Current results from wildfire hazard modeling and next steps (20 minutes)
  • Discussion: Potential use of the data/findings, incorporation into current/future plans (5 minutes)

Location: IARC (Akasofu Building) 401
Address: 2160 Koyukuk Drive, Fairbanks, Alaska 99775 (get directions)

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Nov 18, 2021 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm



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