News & Announcements

Hermit thrush on the edge of its nest with nestlings When Timing is Everything: Migratory Bird Phenology in a Changing Climate

Many ecological relationships, especially those of migratory birds, exist in a delicate synchronization that may be altered by climate change.

Date published: February 10th, 2017

CSC(s): NCCWSC

Keywords: Birds

Douglas fir in King Range National Conservation Area, California A New Framework for Evaluating the Success of Coproduced Climate Science

Researchers supported by the Southwest Climate Science Center propose an evaluation framework for collaborative climate science in a recent publication.

Date published: February 3rd, 2017

CSC(s): Southwest CSC

Keywords: Adaptation

Marsh and mangrove landscape in Louisiana with posts marking the boundaries of research plots Changes in Rainfall, Temperature Expected to Transform Coastal Wetlands This Century

New paper shows that changes in rainfall and temperature are predicted to transform wetlands in the Gulf of Mexico and around the world within the century.

Date published: January 25th, 2017

CSC(s): South Central CSC

Keywords: Plants & Vegetation, Wetlands

Aerial view of the caldera of Mt. Tambora, island of Sumbawa, Indonesia New England’s 1816 “Mackerel Year,” Volcanoes and Climate Change Today

Researchers working with the Northeast Climate Science Center explore the lessons that can be drawn from a past global climate catastrophe.

Date published: January 19th, 2017

CSC(s): Northeast CSC

Keywords: Adaptation, Fish, Publications

View of Antioch, California Ten Communities Participating in Beta Phase of Resilience Dialogues

This year, 10 communities across the country will participate in the beta phase of the Resilience Dialogues, a public-private collaboration to help communities reduce their climate-related risks and build resilience.

Date published: January 18th, 2017

CSC(s): NCCWSC, Northeast CSC

Keywords: Adaptation, Partners

Honey bee extracts nectar from a flower Year in Review Part 2: 4 Popular Social Media Posts in 2016

We're looking back at our most popular Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram posts from 2016 highlighting research from the USGS National Climate Change & Wildlife Science Center (NCCWSC) and the DOI Climate Science Centers (CSCs).

Date published: January 17th, 2017

CSC(s): NCCWSC, North Central CSC, Northeast CSC, Southeast CSC

Keywords: Coastal, Drought, Forests, Glaciers

Longleaf pine trees in Kisatchie National Forest, Louisiana Summer 2017 Undergraduate Internship Opportunity with South Central CSC

The South Central CSC is offering a summer internship opportunity in 2017 for students of underrepresented minorities interested in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields.

Date published: January 13th, 2017

CSC(s): South Central CSC

Keywords: Jobs & Opportunities, Students & Youth

New York City skyline Northeast U.S. Temperatures Are Decades Ahead of Global Average

Temperatures across the northeastern United States will increase much faster than the global average, according to a new study from researchers working with the Northeast CSC.

Date published: January 13th, 2017

CSC(s): Northeast CSC

Keywords: Publications

Wildfire in Yellowstone National Park Predicting Wildfire in the Western U.S. Under a Changing Climate

A new publication examines the relationships between climate, hydrology, and wildfire – offering insight for improving the predictive power of wildfire models.

Date published: January 12th, 2017

CSC(s): Alaska CSC

Keywords: Fire

Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians logo Job Opportunity: Northwest Climate Science Center Tribal Liaison

The Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians is hiring for a full-time position to serve as the Northwest CSC's Tribal Liaison for Native American tribes located in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and western Montana.

Date published: January 12th, 2017

CSC(s): Northwest CSC

Keywords: Jobs & Opportunities