Northeast

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Critical Thresholds and Ecosystem Services for Coastal Ecological and Human Climate Adaptation
    • 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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    2016Examining the Mechanisms of Species Responses to Climate Change: Are There Biological Thresholds?
      • Curt Griffin (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
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      2016Slowing the Flow for Climate Resilience (SFCR): Reducing Vulnerability to Extreme Flows and Providing Multiple Ecological Benefits in a Non-Stationary Climate
        • Richard Palmer (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
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        2015 - 2017An Integrated Assessment of Lake and Stream Thermal Habitat under Climate Change
          • Jordan Read (Center for Integrated Data Analytics)
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          2015 - 2017Characterizing Local and Rangewide Variation in Demography and Adaptive Capacity of a Forest Indicator Species
            • Evan Grant (Patuxent Wildlife Research Center)
            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 - 2017Does Variation in Life History and Evolutionary Response Affect Species Vulnerability to Climate Change? Implications for Management
                • Benjamin Letcher (Conte Anadromous Fish Research Laboratory, LSC)
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                2015 - 2017Pilot Study to Evaluate Coastal Change Using Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)
                  • Erika Lentz (Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center)
                  2015 - 2017Reconnecting Floodplains and Restoring Green Space as a Management Strategy to Minimize Risk and Increase Resilience in the Context of Climate and Landscape Change
                    • Richard Palmer (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
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                    2015 - 2017Supporting Cooperation between Tribes and Climate Science in the Northeast Region to Address Climate Change Impacts
                      • Christopher Caldwell (College of Menominee Nation (CMN))
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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 - 2016Development of Dynamically-Based 21st Century Projections of Snow, Lake Ice, and Winter Severity for the Great Lakes Basin to Guide Wildlife-Based Adaptation Planning, with Emphasis on Deer and Waterfowl
                          • Michael Notaro (Nelson Center for Climatic Research, University of Wisconsin-Madison)
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                          2015 - 2016Early 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)
                            2014 - 2016Ecological and Management Implications of Climate Change Induced Shifts in Phenology of Coastal Fish and Wildlife Species in the Northeast Climate Science Center Region
                              • Adrian Jordaan (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
                              • Michelle D Staudinger (Northeast Climate Science Center)
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                              2014 - 2016Incorporating Social Drivers to Optimize Conservation Practices that Address Gulf Hypoxia and Declining Wildlife Populations Impacted by Extreme Climate Events (Funded Jointly by the Northeast CSC and South Central CSC)
                                • Jack Waide (Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center)
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                                2014 - 2016Science to Inform Management of Floodplain Conservation Lands under Non-Stationary Conditions
                                  • Robert Jacobson (Columbia Environmental Research Center)
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                                  2013 - 2016A Decision Support Mapper for Conserving Stream Fish Habitats of the Northeast Climate Science Center (NE CSC) Region
                                    • Craig Paukert (USGS Missouri Cooperative Research Unit)
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                                    2013 - 2015Changes in Forested Landscapes of the Northeastern U.S. Under Alternative Climate Scenarios
                                      • Frank Thompson (USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station)
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                                      2013 - 2018Fitting the Climate Lens to Grassland Bird Conservation: Assessing Climate Change Vulnerability using Demographically-Informed Species Distribution Models
                                        • Benjamin Zuckerberg (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
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                                        2013 - 2016Making Decisions in Complex Landscapes: Headwater Stream Management Across Multiple Agencies
                                          • Evan H Grant (Patuxent Wildlife Research Center)
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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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                                            2012 - 2013Tribal Engagement with the College of Menominee Nation
                                              • Chris Caldwell (College of Menominee Nation)
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                                              2013 - 2014Understanding Conservation Management Decisions in the Face of Sea-Level Rise Along the U.S. Atlantic Coast
                                                • 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 - 2017Characterization of Spatial and Temporal Variability in Fishes in Response to Climate Change
                                                      • Brian J Irwin (U.S. Geological Survey Georgia Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit)
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                                                      2011 - 2014Critically Evaluating Existing Methods and Supporting a Standardization of Terrestrial and Wetland Habitat Classification and Mapping that Includes Characterization of Climate Sensitive Systems
                                                        • David Diamond (University of Missouri)
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                                                        2012 - 2016Developing Fish Trophic Interaction Indicators of Climate Change for the Great Lakes
                                                          • Richard T Kraus (U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Great Lakes Science Center, Lake Erie Biological Station)
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                                                          2011 - 2012Environmental Effects of Agricultural Practices, Eastern Tallgrass Prairie and Big Rivers Landscape Conservation Cooperative (LCC) and Upper Midwest and Great Lakes LCC – Literature search
                                                            • Kasey J Hutchinson (Iowa Water Science Center)
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                                                            2012 - 2015Extending the Northeast Terrestrial Habitat Map to Atlantic Canada
                                                              • Mark G Anderson (The Nature Conservancy)
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                                                              2012 - 2015NorEaST: A Stream Temperature Inventory Network and Decision Support Metadata Mapper
                                                                • Jana S Stewart (U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Wisconsin Water Science Center)
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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.