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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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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 >

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Opportunities to Learn More About Integrated Scenarios of the Future Northwest Environment

FRI, MARCH 21, 2014, 10:53 AM EST

Please join us at two upcoming events to learn more about "Integrated Scenarios of the Future Northwest Environment", a research initiative being conducted by researchers in the Northwestern U.S. A webinar will be held April 3 and a workshop April 17. Read More >

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Powell Center Funding Opportunity for Research on Sage-Grouse

MON, FEBRUARY 10, 2014, 09:17 AM EST

The Climate Science Centers and the USGS Ecosystems Mission Area are interested in promoting synthesis activities surrounding questions about the implications of climate change effects on Greater sage-grouse and sagebrush habitat in the semi-arid west. Read More >

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Save the Date: Fifth Annual Pacific Northwest Climate Science Conference

MON, FEBRUARY 10, 2014, 09:01 AM EST

The PNW Climate Science Conference will be held on September 9-10, 2014 in Seattle, WA. This event brings together researchers and practitioners from around the region to discuss the impacts of climate on people, resources, and infrastructure. Read More >


Secretary Jewell Holds Roundtable with Scientists on Climate Change Impacts to the Pacific Northwest

WED, FEBRUARY 5, 2014, 09:20 AM EST

Yesterday, Secretary of the Interior, Sally Jewell, met with leading scientists and stakeholders to discuss the impacts of climate change on the Pacific Northwest region. Gustavo Bisbal, Director of the Northwest CSC attended the roundtable. Read More >

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CSC Climate Research Featured in DOI Weekly Video

MON, DECEMBER 30, 2013, 03:34 PM EST

The Climate Science Centers (CSCs) and the National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center (NCCWSC) were recently featured in the Department of the Interior "This Week at Interior" video on December 20, 2013. Watch Video >

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NW CSC Annual Report for FY13 Released

MON, DECEMBER 30, 2013, 01:40 PM EST

The Northwest Climate Science Center (NW CSC) is pleased to announce the release of the NW CSC Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2013 (October 1, 2012 – September 30, 2013). Read More >

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Interior Announces New 2013 Research Projects at the Northwest Climate Science Center

THU, DECEMBER 19, 2013, 12:49 PM EST

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced that the Northwest CSC is awarding nearly $1.3 million to universities and other partners for research to guide resource managers in planning how to help species and ecosystems adapt to climate change. Read More >

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Northwest CSC Adopts Education and Training Strategy for 2013-2015

TUE, NOVEMBER 19, 2013, 12:08 PM EST

The NW CSC provides education and training services to groom the next generation of climate scientists and practitioners and deliver science-based knowledge and educational opportunities to various audiences. Read More >


NW CSC Releases Annual Workplan for Fiscal Year 2014

MON, NOVEMBER 4, 2013, 01:14 PM EST

The Northwest Climate Science Center has released its annual workplan for 2014. The workplan describes the tasks the NW CSC plans to accomplish and is guided by the NW CSC Strategic Plan and input from the Executive Stakeholder Advisory Committee. Read More >


New Publication: Evaluation of CMIP5 20th century climate simulations for the Pacific Northwest USA

THU, OCTOBER 24, 2013, 11:03 AM EST

A new publication, "Evaluation of CMIP5 20th century climate simulations for the Pacific Northwest USA", was recently released. This research was conducted as a part of a 2012 NW CSC supported project. Read More >

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Northwest CSC Adopts Tribal Engagement Strategy for 2012-2015

FRI, AUGUST 30, 2013, 08:52 AM EST

The NW CSC announces the adoption of the NW CSC Tribal Engagement Strategy for 2012-2015. The purpose of the Strategy is to describe the opportunities for collaboration between the NW CSC and the 52 Native American tribes within its geographic area. Read More >

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Research Highlight: Extended Monitoring and Modeling of Climate Change Effects on Pacific Northwest Wetlands

TUE, AUGUST 13, 2013, 06:03 PM EST

Listen to a recent National Public Radio story about NW CSC supported-research on Cascades frogs and climate change here: Read More >


NW CSC 2013 Climate Boot Camp: Grooming the Next Generation of Climate Experts

MON, JULY 29, 2013, 04:39 PM EST

The Northwest Climate Science Center hosts the third Annual Climate Boot Camp this week, July 28-August 2, 2013, at the University of Idaho McCall Campus in central Idaho. Read More >


NW CSC Announces FY 13 Tribal Project Portfolio

FRI, JUNE 28, 2013, 09:52 AM EST

The portfolio of tribal projects supported by the Northwest Climate Science Center (NW CSC) in Fiscal Year 2013 continues to grow, bringing the total number of projects to five. Read More >


Official launch of the Early Career Climate Forum

TUE, JUNE 11, 2013, 02:24 PM EST

The Early Career Climate Forum (ECCF) is a network of early career climate science researchers and professionals dedicated to improving research and practice through collaboration and communication. Read More >


NW CSC Supports Partners to Fund Tribal Projects

MON, JUNE 10, 2013, 09:24 AM EST

The Northwest CSC, working in partnership with the Alaska CSC and the North Pacific LCC, jointly selected three innovative tribal projects on climate change adaptation for subsistence and cultural resources. Read More >

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Research Highlight: Vulnerability Assessment for Threatened Bull Trout

THU, MAY 9, 2013, 10:34 AM EST

This project, "Range-wide climate vulnerability assessment for threatened bull trout", will build a better understanding of the threats to bull trout and the conservation actions needed to address these threats. Read More >

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Interior Appoints New Climate Change Advisory Committee

WED, MAY 8, 2013, 01:47 PM EST

The Advisory Committee on Climate Change and Natural Resource Science will advise the Secretary of the Interior about the USGS National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center and the Department of the Interior Climate Science Centers. Read More >


Project Opportunity Announcement

WED, APRIL 10, 2013, 09:33 AM EST

Funding opportunities are now available for projects focused on the "Assessment of Climate-related Impacts and Adaptation Planning for Resources of Cultural or Subsistence Significance". Read More >


NW CSC Adopts 2012-2015 Communication Strategy

THU, MARCH 21, 2013, 02:07 PM EST

The Northwest Climate Science Center (NW CSC) adopted a Communication Strategy for 2012-2015 in March 2013. Read More >

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New Web Platform for Early Career Scientists and Managers

WED, FEBRUARY 6, 2013, 11:36 AM EST

A new website, the Early Career Climate Forum, was recently launched to facilitate collaboration among early career scientists and managers. Read More >

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Q&A, Information Session about NW CSC Research Funding Opportunity

MON, JANUARY 14, 2013, 12:06 PM EST

The NW CSC hosted two Question and Answer sessions pertaining to the recently released Research Funding Opportunity. Read More >


Climate Science Centers Announce 2013/2014 Research Funding Opportunity

WED, JANUARY 9, 2013, 03:22 PM EST

Funding opportunities are available from the eight U.S. Department of the Interior Climate Science Centers (CSCs). The deadline for Statements of Interest has now passed. Read More >


Recruiting for Administrative Professional (Arizona or Oregon)

WED, NOVEMBER 14, 2012, 03:12 PM EST

The National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center (NCCWSC) is recruiting for an administrative professional to support several Climate Science Centers (CSC) in the Western United States. Read More >

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Dr. Nicole DeCrappeo Hired as Research Coordinator for the Northwest Climate Science Center

WED, NOVEMBER 7, 2012, 03:12 PM EST

In November 2012, the NW CSC hired Dr. Nicole DeCrappeo to better administer and coordinate the growing regional climate science effort. Read More >


Interior Secretary Announces Funding for 2012 CSC Climate Science Projects

WED, OCTOBER 10, 2012, 03:12 PM EST

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced today the funding of more than $10 million in research for Interior’s Climate Science Centers. Read More >

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DOI Invites Nominations for NCCWSC & CSC Federal Advisory Committee

THU, OCTOBER 4, 2012, 10:31 AM EST

Today, October 4, 2012, the Department of the Interior published a Federal Register notice to invite nominations for a NCCWSC & CSC Federal Advisory Committee. Read More >


NW CSC Co-sponsors Pacific Northwest Climate Science Conference

FRI, SEPTEMBER 28, 2012, 11:59 AM EST

The Northwest Climate Science Center is co-sponsoring the 3rd Annual Pacific Northwest Climate Science Conference in Boise, Idaho, Oct. 1-2, 2012. Read More >