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Former Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center (NW CASC) Fellow Hamid Dashti is the lead author of a new paper that evaluates methods for measuring nitrogen in dryland ecosystems. As the climate warms, dryland ecosystems in the western United States are already experiencing change and becoming more susceptible to fire-prone, invasive species such as cheatgrass.Read more
Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center (NW CASC) University Deputy Director Meade Krosby will join a group of researchers from the University of Washington (UW) during an upcoming panel event about “Creating Fruitful Collaborations: Leaving the Deficit Model for the Engagement Model.” During this event, the panelists will discuss the importance of engaging with and building relationships with communities and stakeholders to develop actionable science that is used to meet real-world needs.Read more
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
On the heels of Earth Day, the National Climate Adaptation Science Center (NW CASC) will be participating at the 4th National Adaptation Forum this week in Madison, Wisconsin.
The Forum brings together climate adaptation practitioners from across the country to exchange knowledge and tools for incorporating climate change into their work, to network with others in the adaptation community, and to participate in professional development opportunities.
The Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center (NW CASC) is excited to welcome Mary Ann Rozance as our new Postdoctoral Fellow. Mary Ann joins us from Portland State University, where she received her PhD in Urban Studies and was also a Fellow through a National Science Foundation Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) program.Read more
Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center’s University Director Dr. Amy Snover will serve as a panelist during an upcoming Seminar “Fired Up: Building Wildfire Resilient Communities in a Changing Climate,” held at the University of Washington on March 27th as part of the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences (SEFS) Seminar Series.Read more
The Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center is excited to welcome our 2018-2019 Fellows as they kick off their actionable science training this winter through their Knowledge to Action seminar course. These Fellows represent each of our five consortium universities across Washington, Idaho and Montana.Read more
Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center (NW CASC) Fellow Cara Applestein is the lead author on a new paper that evaluates methods of monitoring sagebrush-steppe ecosystems after disturbance events such as wildfire.Read more
Ashley Bagley, NW CASC Fellow and master’s student in UW’s School of Marine and Environmental Affairs, won first place for her poster submission at the recent Restoring Resilient Communities in Changing Landscapes Conference, hosted by the Society for Ecological Restoration and the Society of Wetland Scientists.Read more
Ben Dittbrenner, former NW CASC Fellow, PhD candidate in UW’s School of Environmental and Forest Sciences, and Executive Director of Beavers Northwest, is a coauthor on a new paper reintegrating the North American beaver in urban landscapes.Read more