Northeast

Year(s)TitlePrincipal Investigator(s)Contains
2016 - 2019Examining the Responses of Species to Climate Change: Will Wildlife Face Biological Thresholds?
    • Curt Griffin (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
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    2016How and Why is the Timing and Occurrence of Seasonal Migrants in the Gulf of Maine Changing Due to Climate?
      • Michelle Staudinger (National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center)
      • Adrian Jordaan (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
      • Daniel Pendleton (John H Prescott Marine Laboratory, New England Aquarium)
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      2016 - 2017Identifying Critical Thresholds and Tipping Points for Priority Coastal Species in a Changing Future
        • Michelle D Staudinger (Northeast Climate Science Center)
        • Andrew Milliken (North Atlantic Landscape Conservation Cooperative)
        • Megan Tyrell (North Atlantic Landscape Conservation Cooperative)
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        2016 - 2019Slowing the Flow for Climate Resilience (SFCR): Reducing Vulnerability to Extreme Flood and Drought Events
          • Richard Palmer (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
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          2015 - 2017An Assessment of Midwestern Lake and Stream Temperatures under Climate Change
            • Jordan Read (Center for Integrated Data Analytics)
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            2015 - 2017Can Wildlife Species Evolve in Response to a Changing Climate? Informing Species Vulnerability Assessments
              • Benjamin Letcher (Conte Anadromous Fish Research Laboratory, LSC)
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              2015 - 2017Climate Effects on the Culture and Ecology of Sugar Maple
                • Kristina Stinson (University of Massachusetts)
                • Toni L Morelli (National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center and Climate Science Centers)
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                2015 - 2017Mapping Coastal Change Using Unmanned Aerial Systems: A Pilot Study
                  • Erika Lentz (Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center)
                  2015 - 2017Science to Inform the Reconnection of Floodplains and Restoration of Green Space to Minimize Risk in the Future
                    • Richard Palmer (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
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                    2015 - 2017Supporting Cooperation Between Tribes and Climate Scientists in the Northeast Region
                      • Christopher Caldwell (College of Menominee Nation (CMN))
                      2015 - 2017Understanding the Future of Red-Backed Salamanders as an Indicator of Future Forest Health
                        • Evan Grant (Patuxent Wildlife Research Center)
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                        2014 - 2015Avian Indicators of Climate Change Based on the North American Breeding Bird Survey
                          • James D Nichols (Patuxent Wildlife Research Center)
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                          2014 - 2016Implications of Future Shifts in Migration, Spawning, and Other Life Events of Coastal Fish and Wildlife Species
                            • Adrian Jordaan (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
                            • Michelle D Staudinger (Northeast Climate Science Center)
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                            2014 - 2016Projecting Changes in Snow, Lake Ice, and Winter Severity in the Great Lakes Region for Wildlife-Based Adaptation Planning
                              • Michael Notaro (Nelson Center for Climatic Research, University of Wisconsin-Madison)
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                              2014 - 2016Science to Assess Future Conservation Practices for the Mississippi River Basin
                                • Jack Waide (Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center)
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                                2014 - 2016Science to Inform Management of Floodplain Conservation Lands in a Changing World
                                  • Robert Jacobson (Columbia Environmental Research Center)
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                                  2015 - 2016Supporting Early Career Climate Communications and Networking
                                    • Michelle D Staudinger (National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center and Climate Science Centers)
                                    • Ezra Markowitz (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
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                                    2013 - 2018Assessing the Vulnerability of Grassland Bird Populations to Climate Change
                                      • Benjamin Zuckerberg (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
                                      • Christine A Ribic (Wisconsin Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit)
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                                      2012 - 2013Building Tribal Engagement Through the Shifting Seasons Summit
                                        • Chris Caldwell (College of Menominee Nation)
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                                        2013 - 2015Changes in Forested Landscapes of the Northeastern U.S. Under Future Climate Scenarios
                                          • Frank Thompson (USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station)
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                                          2013 - 2016FishTail: A Tool to Inform Conservation of Stream Fish Habitats in the Northeast
                                            • Craig Paukert (USGS Missouri Cooperative Research Unit)
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                                            2013 - 2015Modeling Effects of Climate Change on Spruce-Fir Forest Ecosystems and Associated Priority Bird Populations
                                              • Anthony D'Amato (University of Vermont)
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                                              2013 - 2016Projecting the Future of Headwater Streams to inform Management Decisions
                                                • Evan H Grant (Patuxent Wildlife Research Center)
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                                                2013 - 2014Supporting Conservation Management Decision-Making at Coastal National Wildlife Refuges
                                                  • Fred A Johnson (Southeast Ecological Science Center)
                                                  • Damian Shea (North Carolina State University)
                                                  • Rick Palmer (University of Massachusetts)
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                                                  2012 - 2013A Research and Decision Support Framework to Evaluate Sea-level Rise Impacts in the Northeastern U.S.
                                                    • E. Robert Thieler (U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center)
                                                    • Nathaniel G Plant (USGS, St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center)
                                                    • Dean B Gesch (USGS, Geographic Science Team, EROS Data Center)
                                                    • Radley Horton (Columbia University)
                                                    • Erika E.Lentz (USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center)
                                                    • Sawyer R Stippa (USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center)
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                                                    2012 - 2014Bringing People, Data, and Models Together – Addressing Impacts of Climate Change on Stream Temperature
                                                      • Austin S. Polebitski (University of Massachusetts (UMass))
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                                                      2012 - 2015Developing a Comprehensive Terrestrial Habitat Map for the Northeastern U.S. and Atlantic Canada to Inform Planning Decisions
                                                        • Mark G Anderson (The Nature Conservancy)
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                                                        2011 - 2014Making Terrestrial and Wetland Habitat Maps Useful for Adaptation Planning
                                                          • David Diamond (University of Missouri)
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                                                          2012 - 2015NorEaST: A Tool to Understand the Responses of Fish to Changes in Stream Temperature
                                                            • Jana S Stewart (U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Wisconsin Water Science Center)
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                                                            2011 - 2012Science to Examine the Interactions Between Climate, Agriculture, and Water Quality
                                                              • Kasey J Hutchinson (Iowa Water Science Center)
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                                                              2012 - 2016Understanding How Climate Change will Impact Aquatic Food Webs in the Great Lakes
                                                                • Richard T Kraus (U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Great Lakes Science Center, Lake Erie Biological Station)
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                                                                2012 - 2017Understanding the Varying Responses of Fish Populations to Future Climate
                                                                  • Brian J Irwin (U.S. Geological Survey Georgia Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit)
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                                                                  The Northeast Climate Science Center (NE CSC) funds numerous projects that are selected through a competitive process to address stakeholder-driven needs related to climate change impacts on fish, wildlife, ecosystems and communities. Please find these projects above. The NE CSC also supports a selection of projects through the NE CSC Academic Consortium led by their host university, The University of Massachusetts Amherst. To browse through these additional projects, please visit: https://necsc.umass.edu/projects.