News & Announcements

Map of CSC regions Application Period Open to Participate in Climate Science Center Review Teams

Apply to be a member of a Science Review Team conducting a 5-year review of the Northeast, South Central, or Pacific Islands Climate Science Center!

Date published: March 22nd, 2017

CSC(s): Northeast CSC, Pacific Islands CSC, South Central CSC

Keywords: Jobs & Opportunities, Partners

Red maple tree with vibrant red leaves Help Gather Information on the Future of Forests through a New Citizen Science Project

If you are near a red maple and have a few minutes each year, you can help inform science about the future of forests!

Date published: March 21st, 2017

CSC(s): Southeast CSC

Keywords: Jobs & Opportunities, Partners, Plants & Vegetation

Coral reef From Silverswords to Honeycreepers: Project Snapshots from the Pacific Islands

Eight project snapshots provide a glimpse into some of the research supported by the Pacific Islands Climate Science Center, from silverswords to honeycreepers, coral reefs to streams and more!

Date published: March 20th, 2017

CSC(s): Pacific Islands CSC

Keywords: Adaptation, Birds, Coastal, Freshwater, Marine, Plants & Vegetation, Sea Level Rise

Fire in forest Ecological Drought in the Southeast United States: Balancing Competing Demands for Water Supplies

As the climate changes, drought conditions could become more prevalent in the southeastern U.S. Researchers with the Southeast CSC met to discuss what this will mean for the region's people and ecosystems.

Date published: March 14th, 2017

CSC(s): Southeast CSC

Keywords: Drought

Alaska tundra Scientists Look to the Past to Predict the Future of Alaska’s Climate

Alaska is much more likely to see record-breaking warmth than record-breaking cold these days, according to a recent study from Alaska Climate Science Center supported scientists.

Date published: March 9th, 2017

CSC(s): Alaska CSC

Keywords: Extreme Weather

Historical building at Cape Lookout National Seashore, By Erin Seekamp New Paper Details What We Know About Climate Threats to Cultural Heritage and Cultural Resources

A North Carolina State University study in Climatic Change found little research exists on how to protect cultural resources like those at Cape Lookout National Seashore.

Date published: March 7th, 2017

CSC(s): Southeast CSC

Keywords: Publications

Computer model of an atmospheric river event impacting the West Coast in January 2017 Data Announcement: Linking Atmospheric Rivers to Wildfire Patterns in the Southwest

New dataset and publication identify link between atmospheric rivers and wildfire in the interior Southwest.

Date published: March 1st, 2017

CSC(s): Southwest CSC

Keywords: Extreme Weather, Fire

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