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Human-caused climate change will rapidly alter ecosystems in the Northwest and around the world, putting species that inhabit them under severe stress. These sweeping ecological changes will leave little time for species and ecosystems to adapt to new conditions, resulting in extinctions and large-scale ecosystem transformations.Read more
The Carnegie Foundation recently announced that the University of Washington (UW), the NW CASC’s host institution, is a new recipient of its 2020 Community Engagement Classification. The Community Engagement classification recognizes institutions that have deep partnerships with local communities to enrich scholarship, teaching and learning; strengthen democracy and civic society; and advance the public good.Read more
Funding Opportunity: NW CASC Seeks Fellowship Applications from Graduate Students & Postdocs at Oregon State University
The Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center (NW CASC) invites proposals for its 2019-2020 Research Fellowship Program from graduate students and postdoctoral scientists at Oregon State University (2019-20 Fellows have already been selected from University of Washington, Boise State University, University of Montana, Washington State University, and Western Washington University).Read more
The Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center (NW CASC) is pleased to welcome Oregon State University (OSU) as our new University Consortium member, joining Boise State University, University of Montana, University of Washington, Washington State University and Western Washington University.Read more
We are pleased to welcome the NW CASC’s 2019-2020 Research Fellows as they kick off their Fellowship activities this fall. These nine Fellows represent each of our consortium universities.
Throughout their Fellowship year, each Fellow will conduct research in close collaboration with regional natural resource managers and decision-makers to produce relevant science on climate change impacts and adaptation actions.
The Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center (NW CASC) is thrilled to welcome Nicole DeCrappeo as our U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Director! Nicole brings a strong research background, proven leadership skills and a deep commitment to advancing climate adaptation in our region.Read more
The Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center is pleased to announce funding for ten new projects in Federal Fiscal Year 2018 that will bring scientists and natural resource managers together to help fish, wildlife and ecosystems adapt to climate change.Read more