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Decoration at NRCS Tribal Event
8/28/2015

A Tribal Consultation meeting was recently held by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in partnership with the Oklahoma Tribal Conservation Advisory Council.  The meeting was hosted by the Chickasaw Nation, and the location was the beautiful, new/historic Artesian Hotel.  At least 17 tribes were represented including many tribal leaders. 

Oklahoma, Climate Change, Conservation, Science, External News
Kiamichi River
8/20/2015
Researchers used an ecosystem services framework to examine how different water management/environmental flow scenarios in the Kiamichi River watershed affect the delivery of ecosystem services, and thus contribute to the wellbeing of people living both in and outside the watershed.
Climate Change, Press Release
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8/10/2015

In drought-prone Texas, knowledge about precipitation and temperature is especially important.

A new study, supported by the South Central Climate Science Center (SC CSC), uses data and modeling to better understand Holocene climate variability in Texas. The paper describes a new speleothem reconstruction from a central Texas cave that provides information on past moisture availability.

District of Columbia, Climate Change, Press Release
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8/10/2015

This event is being organized by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and the Carnegie Institution for Science, with support from the American Meteorological Society and the Linden Trust for Conservation. The event will be held October 29, 2015 in Washington, D.C.

U.S. Geological Survey, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Press Release
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6/1/2015

The South Central Climate Science Center is holding a Climate Science Grant Writing Workshop for members of tribal and indigenous communities focused on developing a funding strategy for tribal vulnerability assessments and climate adaptation plans.

Climate Change, Press Release
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4/29/2015

The South Central Climate Science Center recently collaborated with the New Improv! Century Ensemble (N!CE) to sonify 400,000 years of atmospheric carbon dioxide and global average temperature data from ice cores and proxy data.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Geological Survey, Climate Change, Conservation, Press Release
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4/24/2015

The DOI South Central Climate Science Center worked closely with the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, and other partners to set up a “Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment” course for Tribes in the south central region.

U.S. Geological Survey, Oklahoma, Texas, Climate Change, Press Release
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4/7/2015

In 2014, the SC CSC and the Southern Climate Impacts Planning Program held climate training workshops for tribal environmental professionals. Materials from the workshops are now available online!

U.S. Geological Survey, Oklahoma, Climate Change, Science, Press Release
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4/2/2015

Weather, Water & Energy is the theme of the Society of Environmental Journalist's 25 annual conference hosted by the University of Oklahoma, Norman.

U.S. Geological Survey, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Press Release
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3/31/2015

Research looks at the potential effects of climate change for 20 terrestrial vertebrate species found in New Mexico, Texas and Oklahoma.

U.S. Geological Survey, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Climate Change, Press Release
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3/12/2015

A South Central CSC-funded graduate student at Oklahoma State University recently presented his research at Oklahoma Natural Resources Conference in Tulsa and at the Annual Meeting of the Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society in Savannah.

U.S. Geological Survey, Oklahoma, Climate Change, Diversity, Press Release
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3/12/2015

The South Central Climate Science Center (SC CSC) participated in the Eighth Annual Choctaw Nation Career Expo on February 25, 2015.

U.S. Geological Survey, Climate Change, Press Release
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2/9/2015

Allison Shipp, current Chair of the South Central CSC's Stakeholder Advisory Committee (SAC), will soon also be Chair of the North Central CSC's SAC. Both CSCs are looking forward to working closely with Allison as well as to collaborating acros

Arizona, Climate Change, Press Release
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2/6/2015

In late February in Tucson, Keith Dixon, a South Central CSC affiliated researcher, will discuss opportunities and challenges that lie between global climate models and the information that decision-makers require for climate change adaptation.

U.S. Geological Survey, Louisiana, New Mexico, Texas, Press Release
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12/18/2014

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced today that the South Central Climate Science Center is awarding nearly $550,000 for research to guide natural and cultural resource managers in helping wildlife and ecosystems adapt to climate change.

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