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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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View of snow covered mountains in Alaska
December 31, 2019

View South from Wolverine Glacier

View South from Wolverine Glacier

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

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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

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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.

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Native species richness (of the 29 species) using cool to warm colors to represent overlapping distributions of few to many spec
December 31, 2018

Species richness heat map

Native species richness (of the 29 species) using cool to warm colors to represent overlapping distributions of few to many species, respectively. The top panel shows that the present (year 2000) distribution of hotspots in the national park aligns well with the distribution of SEAs. As shown in the lower panel, projected species richness at the end of the century (year

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Yellow and purple dew-covered flowers blooming.
December 31, 2018

Springtime

Yellow and purple dew-covered flowers blooming.

December 31, 2018

Toni Lyn Morelli, Research Ecologist

Biography of scientist featured in Circular 1443 about STEM and related careers in USGS, to be used for recruitment into STEM careers.
 

A photo of Chattanooga River in North Carolina.
December 31, 2018

Chattanooga River in North Carolina

A photo of Chattanooga River in North Carolina

Lauren Flynn measures a trout.
December 31, 2018

Lauren Flynn

Lauren Flynn measures a trout.