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Melting Glaciers Will Impact the Flow of Organic Carbon to Downstream Ecosystems

WED, JANUARY 21, 2015, 11:15 AM EST

The impact from melting glaciers due to climate change will be more complex than just causing changes to global sea-levels. Melting glaciers will potentially have a major impact on the flow of organic carbon to oceans around the world. Read More >

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USGS Scientists Publish Book Chapter on Drought Monitoring

FRI, JANUARY 16, 2015, 04:32 PM EST

Scientists from the USGS Earth Resources Observation Systems center published a book chapter about how remote sensing and hydrologic modeling techniques are being used to generate a suite of drought monitoring indicators. Read More >

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New Paper Explores Forest Resilience to Climate Change and Urbanization

THU, JANUARY 8, 2015, 03:09 PM EST

A team of North Carolina State University and U.S. Geological Survey researchers authored a recently released article that explores the impact of climate change and urbanization on fire-dependent ecosystems. Read More >

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The North Central Climate Science Center Welcomes Leeann Sullivan to its Staff!

THU, JANUARY 8, 2015, 09:54 AM EST

The North Central Climate Science Center at Colorado State University recently took on Boston University graduate Leeann Sullivan to assist with the day-to-day and long-term communications goals of the CSC. Read More >

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Climate, Management, and Sage-grouse Habitat Webinar - January 28

WED, JANUARY 7, 2015, 04:36 PM EST

On January 28 at 11am Pacific time, researchers will present results from a project that explored potential effects of climate change and land management on future sage-grouse habitat. Read More >

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Researchers Evaluate Ecological Systems Classification and Mapping

WED, JANUARY 7, 2015, 12:33 PM EST

Researchers recently completed a project where they compared maps and classification systems from various producers to identify opportunities for consolidating the strongest qualities in each mapping system. Read More >

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CSCs Converge at the Second State-and-Transition Simulation Modeling Conference (Meeting Report Now Available!)

MON, JANUARY 5, 2015, 01:28 PM 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. The conference report is now available! Read More >


Researchers Study the Effects of Habitat, Identity, and Diversity on Refuse Consumption by Insects

TUE, DECEMBER 30, 2014, 10:39 AM EST

A research team, supported by the Southeast Climate Science Center (SE CSC), recently conducted a study to understand the effects that habitat, species identity, and diversity have on the levels of food removal by these urban arthropods. Read More >

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The SW CSC Welcomes New Staff Members to its Team!

MON, DECEMBER 29, 2014, 10:13 AM EST

Over the past several months, the Southwest Climate Science Center (SW CSC) has welcomed three new members to its team to contribute to the research, outreach, and other initiatives conducted at the center. Read More >


Secretary Jewell Announces New Research Projects at the Southwest Climate Science Center

THU, DECEMBER 18, 2014, 02:41 PM EST

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced today that the Southwest Climate Science Center is awarding nearly a million dollars for research to guide natural and cultural resource managers in helping wildlife and ecosystems adapt to climate change. Read More >