Northeast Climate Science Center News

Secretary Salazar Names University of Massachusetts-Amherst to Host Northeast Climate Science Center


Announcement Completes Interior’s Nationwide Network of Eight Regional Centers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today announced the selection of the University of Massachusetts-Amherst to host the Department of the Interior’s Northeast Climate Science Center. He also announced the University of Oklahoma to host the South Central Climate Science Center, and the University of Hawaii-Manoa to host the Pacific Islands Climate Science Center.

The three locations complete the national network of eight CSCs that will serve to provide land managers in federal, state and local agencies access to the best science available regarding climate change and other landscape-scale stressors.

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Watch the unveiling of the Northeast CSC at UMass >>