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Date published: January 17, 2020

Scientist Spotlight: Ryan Toohey & the Remote Communities of Changing Arctic Landscapes

Learn about the work and research of hydrologist Ryan Toohey, Science Applications Coordinator for the U.S. Geological Survey's Alaska Climate Adaptation Science Center. 

Date published: January 16, 2020

Northwest CASC University Deputy Director Honored by Conservation Organization

Meade Krosby, University Deputy Director for the Northwest CASC and a senior scientist with the University of Washington Climate Impacts Group, has received the 2019 Wilburforce Conservation Leadership Award.

Date published: January 9, 2020

Job Opportunity: National CASC Seeking Recreational Fishing Database Manager

The National CASC is seeking to hire a full-time student or recent graduate to manage a recreational fishing database.

Date published: January 3, 2020

Climate Change Not the Only Threat to Vulnerable Species, Habitat Matters

Science Daily published an article highlighting a recent publication on habitat loss threatening endangered species, led by Toni Lyn Morelli at the Northeast CASC.

Date published: January 3, 2020

Northeast Warming Faster than the Rest of the U.S.

The Ledger, along with other news outlets, recently investigated why the Northeast region of the U.S. is warming faster than the rest of the country. A NE CASC-affiliated researcher was interviewed in many of the articles. 

Date published: December 19, 2019

Rating Fire Danger from the Ground Up

A new article in Eos highlights the outcomes of a workshop hosted in April by the International Association of Wildland Fire and partially funded by the South Central CASC, focused on using soil moisture information to predict wildfire probability.

Date published: December 18, 2019

North Central CASC Director Robin O’Malley to Retire at Year’s End

Robin O’Malley, Director of the North Central Climate Adaptation Science Center, will be retiring from federal service at the end of the month after nearly four decades as a public and civil servant.

Date published: December 18, 2019

Study Finds Knowledge Gaps on Protecting Cultural Sites from Climate Change

Livingston Ledger has published an article about a study from Southeast CASC-supported researchers at North Carolina State University that found significant knowledge gaps in how to protect culturally significant sites from climate change. Researchers are now working with managers to identify possible solutions to these gaps.

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.