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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NC CSC University Director, Dennis Ojima, to Serve as Future Earth Panelist in International Colloquium at CSU

TUE, SEPTEMBER 30, 2014, 01:07 PM EST

Dennis Ojima, University Director of the NC CSC, will be a panelist on a panel entitled, “Our Earth’s Future: The Arctic from a Global Perspective” on October 6th, 2014. This panel is part of The International Colloquium on “Visions of Future Earth". Read More >


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Save the Date! 2015 NC CSC Open Science Conference

TUE, SEPTEMBER 30, 2014, 12:02 PM EST

On May 20-22, 2015, the NC CSC and Colorado State University will host an Open Science Conference to bring the regional climate research community and stakeholders together to foster productive engagement, interactions and involvement with the NC CSC. Read More >


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Southeast Climate Science Center Appoints New University Director

TUE, SEPTEMBER 30, 2014, 11:08 AM EST

The SE CSC is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Ryan Boyles as the center’s new university director. He is also the State Climatologist and Extension Associate Professor in the Department of Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences. Read More >


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SC CSC Participates in Indian Education Summit Pre-conference Institute

TUE, SEPTEMBER 23, 2014, 12:01 PM EST

Earlier this month, the South Central Climate Science Center (SC CSC) had the opportunity to engage with educators at the Indian Education Summit Pre-conference Institute. Staff from the SC CSC conducted demonstrations to exemplify climate change impacts. Read More >


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CSCs Converge at the Second State-and-Transition Simulation Modeling Conference

MON, SEPTEMBER 22, 2014, 10:39 AM EST

Multiple projects funded by the DOI Climate Science Centers were represented at the Second State-and-Transition Simulation Modeling Conference that was held on September 16-18, 2014 in Fort Collins, CO. Read More >