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The CASC network offers a variety of educational materials and opportunities. From developing climate lesson plans for K-12 teachers to funding graduate and undergraduate research experiences and beyond, the CASCs are dedicated to sharing climate science with the Nation and supporting the next generation of climate adaptation professionals.

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CASC Early Career Research Opportunities

The CASC network has supported over 200 students and early-career scientists through 10+ fellowship and training programs. Participants conduct groundbreaking research on climate change impacts and adaptation, develop skills in science communication and partner engagement, and build networks of peers and mentors to support future career development.

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CASC Early Career Research Opportunities

The CASC network has supported over 200 students and early-career scientists through 10+ fellowship and training programs. Participants conduct groundbreaking research on climate change impacts and adaptation, develop skills in science communication and partner engagement, and build networks of peers and mentors to support future career development.

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CASC Professional Development and Training

Regional CASCs develop training programs to provide working professionals with the appropriate knowledge and skills they need to make climate-informed decisions, centered around the specific climate and resource management challenges of their regions. 

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CASC Professional Development and Training

Regional CASCs develop training programs to provide working professionals with the appropriate knowledge and skills they need to make climate-informed decisions, centered around the specific climate and resource management challenges of their regions. 

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CASC K-12 Education Resources

The USGS and the CASC network support a wide range of K-12 educational materials teaching about climate change impacts and climate adaptation strategies. Find resources for place-based lesson plans, data tools, climate illustrations, etc. in the links below. Stay tuned - more resources are always in development!

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CASC K-12 Education Resources

The USGS and the CASC network support a wide range of K-12 educational materials teaching about climate change impacts and climate adaptation strategies. Find resources for place-based lesson plans, data tools, climate illustrations, etc. in the links below. Stay tuned - more resources are always in development!

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Diverse Knowledge Systems for Climate Adaptation Fellowship

The Diverse Knowledge Systems in Climate Adaptation Fellowship supports graduate students for one year as they use their diverse experiences, viewpoints, value systems, and cultural knowledge to strengthen their climate adaptation efforts.

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Diverse Knowledge Systems for Climate Adaptation Fellowship

The Diverse Knowledge Systems in Climate Adaptation Fellowship supports graduate students for one year as they use their diverse experiences, viewpoints, value systems, and cultural knowledge to strengthen their climate adaptation efforts.

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Climate Adaptation Scientists of Tomorrow Program

To advance climate adaptation science and increase diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM fields, the Climate Adaptation Scientists of Tomorrow Undergraduate Research Experience brings undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty together with CASC partners to cultivate the next generation of climate scientists. 

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Climate Adaptation Scientists of Tomorrow Program

To advance climate adaptation science and increase diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM fields, the Climate Adaptation Scientists of Tomorrow Undergraduate Research Experience brings undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty together with CASC partners to cultivate the next generation of climate scientists. 

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Climate Adaptation Postdoctoral (CAP) Fellows Program

The Climate Adaptation Postdoctoral (CAP) Fellows Program is a one-of-a-kind research opportunity that brings together postdoctoral scholars from around the country to conduct independent and collaborative applied research on climate change impacts to fish, wildlife, and ecosystems. 

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Climate Adaptation Postdoctoral (CAP) Fellows Program

The Climate Adaptation Postdoctoral (CAP) Fellows Program is a one-of-a-kind research opportunity that brings together postdoctoral scholars from around the country to conduct independent and collaborative applied research on climate change impacts to fish, wildlife, and ecosystems. 

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Science to Action Fellowship

The Science to Action Fellowship program supports graduate students in developing a product that puts science into action, directly applying scientific research related to climate change impacts on fish, wildlife, or ecosystems to decision making about natural resources.

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Science to Action Fellowship

The Science to Action Fellowship program supports graduate students in developing a product that puts science into action, directly applying scientific research related to climate change impacts on fish, wildlife, or ecosystems to decision making about natural resources.

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Regional CASC Undergraduate and Graduate Research Opportunities

The National and Regional CASCs are committed to supporting young and early-career scientists and managers. Read on to see a list of education and training opportunities offered by the regional CASCs. 

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Regional CASC Undergraduate and Graduate Research Opportunities

The National and Regional CASCs are committed to supporting young and early-career scientists and managers. Read on to see a list of education and training opportunities offered by the regional CASCs. 

Learn More