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.


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New Publication Highlights Importance of Deliberate Coproduction of Climate Science Knowledge

MON, JUNE 8, 2015, 11:47 AM EST

A new paper published in the American Meteorological Society journal discusses the importance of coproduction of knowledge in climate science. Read More >


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2015 Southwest Climate Summit Theme: Bridging the Gap: Collaborative Science for Adaptation Management

WED, JUNE 3, 2015, 05:18 PM EST

Join the Southwest Climate Science Center for a 2-day conference that brings together scientists and managers to share emerging climate science, Climate-Smart Conservation results, management and policy responses, and lessons learned across the Southwest. Read More >


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The Challenge of Identifying Lands with High Conservation Values

THU, MAY 28, 2015, 11:55 AM EST

How can land managers better determine which lands are most suitable for conservation? Sound science helps. A research team, supported by the Southwest Climate Science Center, recently created a framework to identify lands with high conservation value. Read More >


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SW CSC Scientist Elected to National Academy of Sciences

FRI, MAY 1, 2015, 02:03 PM EST

SW CSC’s Glen M. MacDonald was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of his distinguished and continuing contributions in original research. Read More >