Southwest Climate Science Center



Our Vision:
To foster effective collaboration between scientists and resource managers in anticipating, monitoring, and adapting to climate variability and change in the Southwest U.S.


Resources: SW CSC Draft Science Agenda and New! 2015 Science Workplan

Southwest CSC NewsNews

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Upcoming Climate-Smart Conservation Class in Tucson, AZ

MON, MARCH 31, 2014, 05:14 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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New Research Analysis Examines Future Effects of Climate Change on a Daily Basis

THU, MARCH 13, 2014, 01:59 PM EST

A new study by researchers from the USGS and Scripps Institution of Oceanography finds that the Mediterranean Sea region, parts of Central and South America, and western Indonesia could experience up to 30 more dry days per year in the future. Read More >


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SW CSC 2015 Science Workplan Released!

WED, MARCH 12, 2014, 12:32 PM EST

The Southwest Climate Science Center has released its 2015 Annual Science Workplan. This Annual Science Workplan details the specific research priorities and planned actions for the SW CSC during federal fiscal year 2015. Read More >


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Upcoming SW CSC Webinars that Focus on Extreme Events in the Southwestern U.S.

MON, FEBRUARY 17, 2014, 01:45 PM EST

Check out several new upcoming webinars in the 2014 Southwest Climate Science Center Webinar Series! This series will focus on extreme events in the Southwestern U.S. Read More >