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:

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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Researchers Offer a New Framework for Helping Managers Deal with the Complexities of Climate Change

FRI, SEPTEMBER 12, 2014, 02:34 PM EST

In a new publication Brian Miller and Jeffrey Morisette respond to calls for new ways to integrate research tools that could support natural resource managers in the face of the uncertainty and complex interactions associated with climate change. Read More >

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SC CSC Holds Ocean Acidification and Greenhouse Gas Demonstrations at Choctaw Nation of OK Labor Day Festival

THU, SEPTEMBER 11, 2014, 09:35 PM EST

The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Labor Day Festival provided a great opportunity for employees of the South Central Climate Science Center to educate many youth and adults about Ocean Acidification and Greenhouse gas through hands on demonstrations. Read More >


Transformations to Sustainability, International Social Science Council Project

WED, SEPTEMBER 10, 2014, 04:28 PM EST

The International Social Science Council (ISSC) has awarded a six month grant to develop a "Transformative Knowledge Network on the World’s Rangelands through Social Change" to CSU (host institution for the NC CSC) Anthropology Professor Kathleen Galvin. Read More >

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Understanding Climate Change Impacts in the Aleutian Islands

WED, SEPTEMBER 10, 2014, 04:06 PM EST

In partnership with the Aleutian and Bearing Sea Islands LCC and the Alaska Ocean Observing System (AOOS), the Alaska Climate Science Center will sponsor a community conversation on climate change in Unalaska, Alaska. Read More >

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SC CSC Holds Tribal Climate Training Workshops

SUN, SEPTEMBER 7, 2014, 04:46 PM EST

The South Central CSC is holding "Climate 101" training classes for tribes in Oklahoma. These classes provide an introduction to climate change to assist tribes as they prepare to develop vulnerability assessments and climate adaptation strategies. Read More >