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Learn About the Regional CASCs

The CASC network is comprised of the National CASC (NCASC) and nine regional CASCs, covering the continental U.S., Alaska, Hawai'i, the U.S. Affiliated Pacific Islands, and the U.S. Caribbean. Each regional CASC is based out of a host university in their region and is comprised of multi-institution consortia including university and non-university partners. Learn more about the CASCs below.

Meet the Regional CASCs

    • National CASC

      The National CASC (NCASC), based at USGS headquarters in Reston, Virginia, serves as the national office for the CASC network. NCASC provides leadership and guidance on administration, partnerships, information management, and communications. In addition to its management capacities, NCASC conducts research on cross-regional and national science priorities.

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      National CASC

      The National CASC (NCASC), based at USGS headquarters in Reston, Virginia, serves as the national office for the CASC network. NCASC provides leadership and guidance on administration, partnerships, information management, and communications. In addition to its management capacities, NCASC conducts research on cross-regional and national science priorities.

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    • Alaska CASC

      Established in 2010, the Alaska CASC provides scientific information, tools, and techniques to resource managers and communities in Alaska.

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      Alaska CASC

      Established in 2010, the Alaska CASC provides scientific information, tools, and techniques to resource managers and communities in Alaska.

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    • Midwest CASC

      Established in 2021, the Midwest CASC provides regionally-relevant scientific information, tools, and techniques to resource managers and communities in Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio.

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      Midwest CASC

      Established in 2021, the Midwest CASC provides regionally-relevant scientific information, tools, and techniques to resource managers and communities in Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio.

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    • North Central CASC

      Established in 2011, the North Central CASC provides regionally-relevant scientific information, tools, and techniques to resource managers and communities in Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Kansas.

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      North Central CASC

      Established in 2011, the North Central CASC provides regionally-relevant scientific information, tools, and techniques to resource managers and communities in Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Kansas.

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    • Northeast CASC

      Established in 2012, the Northeast CASC provides regionally-relevant scientific information, tools, and techniques to resource managers and communities from Virginia to Maine.

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      Northeast CASC

      Established in 2012, the Northeast CASC provides regionally-relevant scientific information, tools, and techniques to resource managers and communities from Virginia to Maine.

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    • Northwest CASC

      Established in 2010, the Northwest CASC provides regionally-relevant scientific information, tools, and techniques to resource managers and communities in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho.

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      Northwest CASC

      Established in 2010, the Northwest CASC provides regionally-relevant scientific information, tools, and techniques to resource managers and communities in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho.

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    • Pacific Islands CASC

      Established in 2012, the Pacific Islands CASC provides regionally-relevant scientific information, tools, and techniques to resource managers and communities in Hawai'i and the U.S. Affiliated Pacific Islands.

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      Pacific Islands CASC

      Established in 2012, the Pacific Islands CASC provides regionally-relevant scientific information, tools, and techniques to resource managers and communities in Hawai'i and the U.S. Affiliated Pacific Islands.

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    • South Central CASC

      Established in 2012, the South Central CASC provides scientific information, tools, and techniques to resource managers and communities in Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana, and New Mexico.

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      South Central CASC

      Established in 2012, the South Central CASC provides scientific information, tools, and techniques to resource managers and communities in Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana, and New Mexico.

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    • Southeast CASC

      Established in 2010, the Southeast CASC provides regionally-relevant scientific information, tools, and techniques to resource managers and communities in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Florida, Tennessee, Arkansas, and the U.S. Caribbean. 

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      Southeast CASC

      Established in 2010, the Southeast CASC provides regionally-relevant scientific information, tools, and techniques to resource managers and communities in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Florida, Tennessee, Arkansas, and the U.S. Caribbean. 

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    • Southwest CASC

      Established in 2011, the Southwest CASC provides regionally-relevant scientific information, tools, and techniques to resource managers and communities in Arizona, Utah, California, and Nevada. 

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      Southwest CASC

      Established in 2011, the Southwest CASC provides regionally-relevant scientific information, tools, and techniques to resource managers and communities in Arizona, Utah, California, and Nevada. 

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