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Date published: December 9, 2019

Gulf Coast Corals Face Potential Catastrophe

AAAS published an article detailing South Central CASC-supported research on Gulf Coast corals and the harm they face under a changing climate.

Date published: December 9, 2019

New Study Highlights Impacts of Livestock Grazing and other Variables on Cheatgrass Occurrence in the Great Basin

Increased abundance of non-native cheatgrass in the Intermountain West is driving a cycle of more frequent and larger fires and the further expansion of cheatgrass. A new study explores the relationship between cheatgrass occurrence and fire, livestock grazing, topography, and precipitation.

Date published: December 9, 2019

UW Researchers Address Habitat Connectivity in the Climate of Tomorrow

A recently published article in the University of Washington’s The Daily highlights a collaborative effort between researchers at the Northwest CASC, the University of Washington Climate Impacts Group, and others aimed at addressing habitat connectivity under a changing climate. 

Date published: December 6, 2019

Northeast CASC will Gather with Forest Managers to Evaluate Future Climate Impacts

On December 13, the Northeast CASC will bring together various researchers and collaboraters around the Northeast to address the issue of forest pest risk under a changing climate. 

Date published: November 25, 2019

Steve Jackson, Director of the Southwest and South Central CASCs, Recognized as One of 2019's Most Highly Cited Researchers

Stephen Jackson, Director of the Southwest and South Central CASCs, is one of three USGS scientists recently recognized as one of 2019's Highly Cited Researchers by Web of Science.  

Date published: November 21, 2019

Making Sense of Local Climate Projections

South Central CASC-affiliated researchers have developed hands-on training to improve planners’ and decision-makers’ confidence in incorporating climate model projections into their adaptation plans. EOS, Earth and Space Science News, published an article written by the researchers detailing this training and its successes. 

Date published: November 20, 2019

CASC Participation at the 2019 American Geophysical Union Meeting

Check out these presentations at the American Geophysical Union meeting from leadership and staff of the National and Regional Climate Adaptation Science Centers! 

Date published: November 19, 2019

Scientist Spotlight: Bonnie Myers & the Shifting Assemblages of Freshwater Fish

Learn about the work and research of Bonnie Myers, Research Fish Biologist for the National Climate Adaptation Science Center.

Date published: November 18, 2019

Apply for the 2020 Science to Action Fellowship!

The National Climate Adaptation Science Center will be accepting Statements of Interest for the 2020 Science to Action Fellowship through January 31, 2020.

Date published: November 15, 2019

Unraveling the History of Avalanches in Juneau

Scientific American recently published an article detailing how imformation learned from tree rings can help researchers understand the history of avalanches in the Juneau area. Alaska CASC-funded researcher Gabriel Wolken is working with the State of Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys and local partners to model past and future avalanches at sites around Alaska.

Date published: November 13, 2019

Vulnerability of Subsistence Systems in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta, Alaska

A newly-published article, by USGS lead author Nicole Herman-Mercer, focuses on the impacts that social and environmental changes may have on subsistence practices in Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. The Alaska Climate Adaptation Science Center’s Ryan Toohey is a co-author on the study.

Date published: October 21, 2019

Project Examines Emerging Challenges Related to Climate Change, Disease, and Wildlife Health

The USGS National Wildlife Health Center, in partnership with the USGS Climate Adaptation Science Center Network, is leading a one-year project to understand and prepare for emerging challenges related to fish and wildlife health, disease, and climate change across North America.