Fostering research, education, and collaboration on biological conservation and natural resource management in Alaska and the Arctic
Conservation Data Portals
The conservation data portals maintained by Alaska Center for Conservation Science (ACCS) include the long-term datasets that are core to our ability to provide the effective scientific basis for effective biological conservation in Alaska. For additional spatial and non-spatial datasets produced by ACCS, see the ACCS Data Catalog. ACCS also maintains a code repository of analytical scripts and tools through Github.
About Alaska Center for Conservation Science
Alaska Center for Conservation Science (ACCS) is a center for research, education, and scholarship at the University of Alaska Anchorage that is committed to providing the public, industry, and agency partners with information to facilitate effective biological conservation and management of the state’s natural resources. Our faculty and staff conduct basic and applied research, serve a wide range of data to the public, offer professional services, and provide educational opportunities. Data and expertise provided by ACCS are also used by state and federal agencies and NGOs for environmental and conservation planning. Research at ACCS focuses on aquatic ecology, botany and vegetation ecology, wildlife ecology, landscape ecology, and invasive species. ACCS also includes state representatives of nationwide programs: Alaska Natural Heritage Program (AKNHP) and Kachemak Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (KBNERR). Finally, ACCS provides educational opportunities for K-12, undergraduate, and graduate students.
The Alaska Center for Conservation Science partners with many federal and state agencies, private businesses, non-profit organizations, and individuals. Our major partner agencies and organizations are listed below, with links to their websites.