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The National CASC offers monthly webinars to highlight science projects related to climate change impacts and adaptation from the National and Regional Climate Adaptation Science Centers. 

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Common tern with Atlantic herring. Photo credit Michelle Staudinger
June 30, 2019

Common tern with Atlantic herring.

Common tern with Atlantic herring. Photo credit Michelle Staudinger

June 11, 2019

Tribal Resources for Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments

Tribes have been actively engaged in efforts to anticipate and respond to climate impacts on their natural and cultural resources. And yet, some tribes have faced difficulties initiating and completing the critical first step of the climate adaptation planning process: an assessment of locally-specific climate risks that accounts for the unique priorities, values, and

Celebratory and re-envisioning expedition honoring the 150 year anniversary of JW Powell’s exploration of the Colorado Plateau
June 9, 2019

Celebrating the JW Powell exploration of the Colorado Plateau

Morning on the Green River (Uinta Basin) for the celebratory and re-envisioning expedition honoring the 150 year anniversary of JW Powell’s exploration of the Colorado Plateau, summer 2019.  Eaton was selected by USGS’s Youth and Education in Science (YES) to participate in this USGS and University of Wyoming

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Mitch Eaton on the Colorado River.
June 5, 2019

Mitch Eaton on the Colorado River

Mitch Eaton pictured with “Paper Powell” just before embarking on his five-day journey on the Colorado River.

The Powell150 team's boats on the Colorado River.
June 5, 2019

The Powell150 team's boats on the Colorado River

The Powell150 team’s boats stocked with gear and ready to set down the river.

April 16, 2019

Variable Warming Upper Midwest Lakes and Implications for Sport Fish

Climate change is predicted to alter sport fish communities in Midwestern lakes, but managers currently have limited information on individual lakes that can be used to set local expectations or intervene with mitigation strategies. Northeast and North Central CASC supported researchers, with strong participation from the Midwest Glacial Lakes Partnership, have combined

Nicole DeCrappeo Colorado River
April 1, 2019

Nicole DeCrappeo Colorado River

NW CASC’s USGS Director Nicole DeCrappeo on a recent rafting trip through the Grand Canyon on the Colorado River. She brought along a paper John Wesley Powell, an explorer and the 2nd director of the USGS, to commemorate the 150th anniversary of his historic trip down the Colorado River.

March 28, 2019

Forest Management for Mitigating Drought Impacts

Forests around the world are experiencing increasingly hot and severe drought conditions, and drought severity is expected to increase as temperatures rise in coming decades, particularly in the already hot and dry Southwest U.S. This presentation will describe recent and ongoing research investigating the long-term, broad-scale impact of droughts on forest ecosystems.

Brian Miller interviewing Maasai pastoralists about drought adaptation
December 31, 2018

Miller interviewing Maasai pastoralists about drought adaptation

Miller interviewing Maasai pastoralists about how they have coped with drought amidst conservation and land use changes.

A windblown stand of hemlock trees at the Wolverine Glacier field site
December 31, 2018

A windblown stand of hemlock trees at the Wolverine Glacier field site

A windblown stand of hemlock trees at the Wolverine Glacier field site

AK CASC and USGS researchers select a field site.
December 31, 2018

Tree ring research in Alaska

AK CASC and USGS researchers select a field site.

Scientists setting up equipment in Puerto Rico
December 31, 2018

Scientists Monitoring Moisture in a Puerto Rican Forest

Deploying environmental monitoring equipment in a mesic (between wet and dry) forest in western Puerto Rico. Characterizing fine-scale moisture gradients between dry and wet forests is critical to understand which habitats are likely to remain suitable for vulnerable amphibian species as the climate changes.