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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 >


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

THU, APRIL 10, 2014, 5:15 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 >


SC CSC Lead PI Promotes Climate Change Awareness

THU, APRIL 10, 2014, 4:38 PM EST

Katharine Hayhoe, Lead Principal Investigator at the Texas Tech University for the South Central Climate Science Center, is involved in several initiatives to communicate the impacts of climate change to a broad community. Read More >

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Special Report “Shared Services Revisited” on Federal News Radio Features Interview with IBC Director

WED, APRIL 9, 2014, 12:24 PM EST
Posted by: IBC

Interior Business Center Director Joe Ward talks to Federal News Radio reporter Jason Miller about the expansion of shared services to support financial management modernization in the federal government. Read More >

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April 8th Lecture: Power to Save Nature?

FRI, APRIL 4, 2014, 12:30 PM EST

We hope you can join us on April 8 for a lecture, "Power to Save Nature? The Role of Nuclear Energy and ‘Techno-fixes’ in Conserving Climate and Ecosystems". This talk is part of the NCSU Global Environmental Change Distinguished Speaker Series. Read More >

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Bureau of Land Management’s Mineral Materials Program

THU, APRIL 3, 2014, 1:55 PM EST

OIG audited BLM’s mineral materials program and found that BLM has little assurance that it obtains market value for mineral materials, recovers the processing cost for mineral contracts, verifies sales production, or resolves issues of unauthorized use. Read More >

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Shared Services Outsourcing Network Recognizes Interior’s Shared Service Provider

THU, APRIL 3, 2014, 11:50 AM EST
Posted by: IBC

For second year in a row, the U.S. Department of the Interior's shared service provider, Interior Business Center (IBC), is honored by the Shared Services Outsourcing Network (SSON). Read More >

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Deputy Assistant Secretary Andrew Jackson Departs from Department of the Interior

WED, APRIL 2, 2014, 12:58 PM EST
Posted by: IBC

Employees bid farewell to Department of the Interior’s Deputy Assistant Secretary Andrew Jackson. Andrew left Interior to embark on a new chapter as President Obama’s choice for Assistant Secretary for Management at the Department of Education. Read More >

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U.S. Department of the Interior’s Underground Injection Control Activities

WED, APRIL 2, 2014, 12:04 PM EST

OIG found that wastewater wells on DOI lands could threaten nearby drinking water supplies. Read More >

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PI CSC Works with Partners to Develop and Translate Climate Research!

WED, APRIL 2, 2014, 10:36 AM EST

The Pacific Islands CSC is working with regional partners to support the development and translation of climate science research in the Pacific Islands. Several recent news stories have captured the initiatives and work at the PI CSC. Read More >

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Land Buy-Back Program: Important Facts for Landowners

WED, APRIL 2, 2014, 9:13 AM EST
Posted by: Larry Roberts

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary - Indian Affairs Larry Roberts takes a moment to highlight some important facts about the Land Buy-Back Program to help landowners make informed decisions about their participation. Read More >

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Meet Dan Rivers

TUE, APRIL 1, 2014, 10:54 AM EST
Posted by: IBC

Dan is IBC's new IT Liaison, as of March 24, 2014. As IT Liaison, Dan functions as a bridge between what IBC needs and what technology services deliver. He will play a key role in helping the enterprise prepare for successful and meaningful growth. Read More >

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Upcoming Climate-Smart Conservation Class in Tucson, AZ

MON, MARCH 31, 2014, 5:14 PM EST

Don't miss this opportunity to be involved in the May 19-21 Climate-Smart Conservation Class in Tucson, AZ. This special class offering is being hosted by the Desert Landscape Conservation Cooperative and the Southwest Climate Science Center. Read More >

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IPCC Releases “Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability” Report

MON, MARCH 31, 2014, 12:52 PM EST

Today the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a report, “Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability”, summarizing global vulnerability to climate change and its expected effects on ecological systems, socio-economic sectors and public health. Read More >

Fire Science Talks April 2014

Alaska CSC Lead Scientist Discusses Fire Ecology

MON, MARCH 31, 2014, 12:39 PM EST

Jeremy Littell, Alaska Climate Science Center Lead Scientist, will present two talks for the Alaska Fire Science Consortium at the Spring Alaska Fire Science Workshop in Fairbanks, AK, April 2, 2014. Read More >

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New Home On The Web

FRI, MARCH 28, 2014, 3:43 PM EST
Posted by: Pam Miller

The Departmental Ethics Office is pleased to announce the launching of its Ethics website. Read More >

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Supporting DOI’s Mission by Bringing You the Future Today

THU, MARCH 27, 2014, 3:11 PM EST
Posted by: IBC

The IBC Technology Showcase will display innovative solutions that have been developed through research and development efforts in support of IBC’s acquisition customers at DHS, DARPA, IARPA, Army National Guard and the Department of the Interior. Read More >

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State-and-Transition Simulation Modeling Conference Planned for September

THU, MARCH 27, 2014, 12:57 PM EST

The Second State-and-Transition Simulation Modeling (STSM) Conference will take place on September 16-18, 2014 in Fort Collins, CO. The conference is hosted and co-sponsored by the North Central Climate Science Center. Read More >


Interior Business Center's Technology Showcase

THU, MARCH 27, 2014, 12:21 PM EST
Posted by: IBC

Exhibits will showcase technologies in the fields of first responder and emergency management solutions, crowd management capabilities, landscape decisional tools, network security, multimedia analysis, data and IT solutions, and more. Read More >