North Central Climate Science Center

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To provide the best available climate science and tools to inform natural resource management within the North Central domain.

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Smithsonian Magazine Features USGS Scientist & Work on Using Satellites to Predict Famine

MON, APRIL 27, 2015, 02:42 PM EST

The May 2015 issue of Smithsonian Magazine features an article about Gabriel Senay's work to predict famine in Ethiopia’s central Rift Valley. Senay is a USGS scientist and is co-located at the North Central Climate Science Center. Read More >

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"Climate Urgency & How Iowa Farmers and Businesses Can Take the Lead"

MON, APRIL 27, 2015, 10:53 AM EST

Last week, Iowa State University hosted Dr. Katharine Hayhoe for a presentation on climate change and its impacts on local farmers and businesses. Hayhoe is a Principal Investigator with the South Central Climate Science Center. Read More >

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NC CSC Connects with Partners at National Conservation Training Center course

MON, MARCH 16, 2015, 11:42 AM EST

Staff from the North Central Climate Science Center (NC CSC) recently participated in a combined offering of the National Conservation Training Center (NCTC) Climate-Smart Conservation and Scenario Planning courses. Read More >


Ancient Fires Help Scientists in Understanding Current and Future Trends

WED, MARCH 4, 2015, 12:41 PM EST

Scientists want to better understand the interplay of human and climatic influences on fire regimes at different temporal and spatial scales. Read More >