Explore permafrost risks and hazards for rural communities in Alaska

Risks and hazards are based on massive ice, thaw susceptibility, existing infrastructure problems, permafrost occurrence and temperature.

Tool includes detailed explanations for these variables, which are tallied to create a cumulative rating score and risk level.

Tool Details

User Groups:

  • Decision Makers
  • Technical Professionals

Created by:

  • Scenarios Network for Alaska + Arctic Planning (SNAP)


  • International Arctic Research Center (IARC)

Funded by:

  • Alaska Climate Adaptation Science Center (AK CASC)
  • Denali Commission