Drivers and Ecological Consequences of Arctic Environmental Change

red boat in ocean


The "Drivers & Consequences" team synthesizes understanding of environmental changes observed in sea ice, glaciers, ice sheets, permafrost, and life in the ocean & on land to show how these changes impact Arctic people from local to global scales.

Read our chapter published in NOAA's 2022 Arctic Report Card: Consequences of rapid environmental Arctic change for people.

Team members

Alexandra ShultzAmerican Geophysical Union
Chelsea KochLondon Museum of Natural History
Cyrus HarrisNative Village of Kotzebue Tribal Council
Gifford J. WongIDA Science and Technology Policy Institute
John Craighead “Craig” GeorgeNorth Slope Borough, Dept. Wildlife Management (retired)
Ken DuntonUniversity of Texas at Austin, Marine Science
Merle D. ApassingokGambell, Alaska
Savannah Venetis FletcherFairbanks North Star Borough Assembly
Torre JorgensonAlaska Ecoscience