Tools for Technical Professionals

Meteorologists, engineers, + other technical users

These tools employ relatively complex and specialized data that can be used beyond research in applied activities such as forecasting, infrastructure planning, and construction.

airport at dutch harbor, alaska

Airport Winds

Visualizations of historical (1980–present) wind data recorded at airports across Alaska.

Analog Forecasting

Explores connections between climate variables and uses past conditions to predict possible scenarios for the future.

road warped by thawing permafrost

Community Permafrost Data

Explore permafrost risks and hazards for rural communities in Alaska.

Wind turbine in Toksook Bay, Alaska

Community Wind

Displays recorded hourly wind data 1980-2014 and projected data 1980-2099 for 67 Alaska communities.

stormy beach at nome

Extreme Weather

Explore the frequency of extreme temperature and wind events 1958-2100.

cars in heavy rain

Precipitation Projections for Alaska Infrastructure

Developed using dynamically downscaled data from the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model.

sea ice viewed from above

Sea Ice and Wind

See projected interactions between sea ice concentrations and extreme wind events.