Climate Adaptation Science Centers

Northwest CASC

Northwest CASC researchers are working throughout the region to study how coldwater fish will fare in warmer temperatures, how wildfire patterns might change in Pacific Northwest forests in the future, where areas of "refugia" are located that remain relatively unchanged compared to the surrounding landscape, and much more. 

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Map of the Northwest CASC showing consortium members

Map of the Northwest CASC region and consortium members. Click to enlarge. 

  • University of Washington (Host)
  • Boise State University
  • Oregon State University
  • University of Montana
  • Washington State University
  • Western Washington University

Past consortium members: 2010-2017: Oregon State University (Host), University of Idaho


Key Documents & Reports


Learn more on the Northwest CASC consortium-led website


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Nicole M DeCrappeo, Ph.D.

Center Director
Northwest CASC and North Central CASC
Phone: 541-750-1021

Kris Metzger

Acting Deputy Director, Northwest CASC

Amy Snover, Ph.D.

University Director, Northwest CASC
University of Washington
Phone: 206-221-0222