Informed decision making through research and education
What We Do
The ACGL’s research projects are as dynamic as Alaska’s coastlines. Research includes applying geospatial and topographic survey techniques to conduct coastal hazard assessments in remote coastal villages, implementing community-based erosion monitoring programs, and developing sediment derived paleo-proxy records of ancient environmental conditions. We strive to integrate research with education through the mentoring of student interns, K-12 education programs, and citizen-science training. Through these combined activities, we seek to advance knowledge in regards to Alaska’s coastlines and provide its residents applied data products that inform local planning and decision-making.