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 >

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

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NE CSC Consortium Institution Receives Innovations in Climate Education Tribal Award

THU, APRIL 17, 2014, 12:40 PM EST

The College of Menominee Nation, a member of the NE CSC Consortium, has been awarded a 2014 Innovations in Climate Education Tribal Award from NASA to enhance learning through the use of NASA's Earth science resources. Read More >


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PI CSC Releases Five-Year Science Agenda to Guide Research

THU, APRIL 17, 2014, 09:44 AM EST

The Pacific Islands Climate Science Center has released its Five-Year Science Agenda for 2014-2018. The science agenda describes the four main science themes that will guide PI CSC research science, and presents a work plan for implementation. Read More >


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The Northwest Climate Science Center Welcomes Two New Graduate Fellows

WED, APRIL 16, 2014, 11:51 AM EST

University of Washington graduate students Harry Podschwit and Erika Sutherland have become the two most recent fellows to receive NW CSC support for their graduate research! Read More >


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NC CSC & NCTC Offer Regional Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment Training

TUE, APRIL 15, 2014, 10:06 AM EST

The North Central Climate Science Center has partnered with the National Conservation Training Center to provide a regional offering of the Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment training in Jackson, WY, April 22-24, 2014. Read More >


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Upcoming Webinar: "Extreme Climate Events and Species Population Dynamics: Overriding Influence or Not Such a Big Deal?" (April 23)

THU, APRIL 10, 2014, 05:15 PM EST

Join the NE CSC on April 23, 2014 for a presentation by Keith Nislow about population responses to extreme events. Keith will use case studies in his talk from natural populations in the northeastern region of the U.S. Read More >