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Funding Opportunity: NW CASC 2019-20 Research Fellowship Program

The Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center invites proposals for its 2019-2020 Research Fellowship Program from graduate students at University of Washington (UW), Boise State University (BSU), University of Montana (UM), Washington State University (WSU) and Western Washington University (WWU) and postdoctoral scientists at BSU, UM, WSU, and WWU (this fellowship cannot support postdocs at UW). 

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NW CASC-Funded Research Explores Streamflow Permanence in Northwest Rivers and Streams

As the climate changes, resource managers are increasingly challenged by limited knowledge of where and when streams and rivers will maintain streamflow. A new paper on NW CASC-funded research details the USGS PRObability of Streamflow PERmanence (PROSPER) model, a regional model that provides information about where streams supported year round flow on a year-to-year basis for 2004-2016. 

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NW CASC Fellow’s New Paper Evaluates Sagebrush-steppe Monitoring After Fire

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. Sagebrush-steppe is a type of grassland ecosystem made up of sagebrush and other native shrubs, grasses and plants that provide important ecological services, support a diversity of species and are used by the ranching industry for grazing livestock. 

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