Alison Meadow
Alison Meadow
Research Scientist
(520) 626-0652
PhD, Environmental Anthropology, University of Alaska Fairbanks 2009

Alison Meadow is a Research Scientist with the Institute of the Environment.  Alison has a background in Environmental Anthropology.  Her research focuses on the process of linking scientists with decision makers to improve the usability of climate science. She also works on several interdisciplinary teams focused on helping natural resource, cultural resource, and emergency managers, particularly those in tribal communities, plan for and adapt to climate change. Alison’s previous work includes research on the impact of local food system development and adaptation to climate change in the arctic, research on improving educational outcomes for Alaska Native students in Fairbanks, AK, and assessing and planning for urban green space in Tucson, AZ.

Research Themes: 
Climate and Adaptation
Adaptation
Anthropology
Climate assessment
Climate change
Decision support
Human dimensions
Impacts
Native nations
Science Engagement
Connecting science and decision making

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