Climate Science Centers



At Interior, we operate a National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center (NCCWSC) at the National Headquarters of the U.S. Geological Survey. Secretarial Order No. 3289 expanded the scope and geographic reach of our climate-science efforts by establishing, in addition, eight regional Climate Science Centers.  Read More >

For information about Funding Opportunities from the Climate Science Centers, please visit:  https://nccwsc.usgs.gov/ResearchFunds.

Please click on the map or list below for more information about each Climate Science Center.

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CSC NewsNews

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Student Interns Made Important Contributions to CSCs Last Academic Year

TUE, SEPTEMBER 2, 2014, 11:51 AM EST

Providing education and training opportunities for the next generation of scientists and managers is a priority at the Climate Science Centers (CSCs). These opportunities include internships, research fellowships, retreats, and networking events. Read More >


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Student Interns Made Important Contributions to CSCs Last Academic Year

TUE, SEPTEMBER 2, 2014, 11:51 AM EST

Providing education and training opportunities for the next generation of scientists and managers is a priority at the Climate Science Centers (CSCs). These opportunities include internships, research fellowships, retreats, and networking events. Read More >


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Student Interns Made Important Contributions to CSCs Last Academic Year

TUE, SEPTEMBER 2, 2014, 11:51 AM EST

Providing education and training opportunities for the next generation of scientists and managers is a priority at the Climate Science Centers (CSCs). These opportunities include internships, research fellowships, retreats, and networking events. Read More >


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Upcoming Training Course on Software for Assisted Habitat Modeling for VisTrails

THU, AUGUST 28, 2014, 03:28 PM EST

VisTrails is a workflow system designed to integrate the best of both scientific workflow and scientific visualization systems. Training for the Software for Assisted Habitat Modeling for VisTrails will be held on September 9-10, 2014. Read More >


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Alaska Climate Science Center and USGS Scientists Publish Guidelines for the Collection of Water Temperature Data in Alaska

THU, AUGUST 28, 2014, 09:29 AM EST

Along with USGS colleagues Ed Neal and Gary Solin, AK CSC and Alaska Science Center hydrologist Ryan Toohey has published a new USGS open file report, "Guidelines for the Collection of Continuous Stream Water-Temperature Data in Alaska". Read More >