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The mission of the Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center is to deliver science to help fish, wildlife, water, land and people adapt to a changing climate

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NW CASC Funding Opportunity! 2020-21 Research Fellowship Program

The Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center (NW CASC) invites proposals for its 2020-2021 Research Fellowship Program from graduate students at University of Washington (UW), Boise State University (BSU), Oregon State University (OSU), University of Montana (UM), Washington State University (WSU) and Western Washington University (WWU) and postdoctoral scholars at BSU, OSU, UM, WSU and WWU (this Fellowship cannot support postdocs at UW). 

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NW CASC Research Provides New Synthesis on Ecological Drought in the Northwest

As the climate changes in the Northwest, increasing temperatures and changing precipitation patterns are expected to significantly alter our annual snowpack, stream flows and water availability. Along with these changes comes an increased risk of ecological drought, or periods of water stress that significantly impact species, habitats, ecosystems and the services they provide. 

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The Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center is a partnership of:

  • Deptartment of the Interior
  • United States Geological Survey
  • University of Washington
  • Western Washington University
  • Washington State University
  • Boise State University
  • University of Montana
  • Oregon State University