The new ECCF celebrates its one-year anniversary!

JUL 5, 2016     MICHELLE STAUDINGER When we relaunched the ECCF a year ago, we wondered how our products would be adopted by the Climate Science Center (CSC) community. A year later, we are pleasantly surprised by our success and can’t help but thanking all of you for the support and enthusiasm that has fueled our accomplishments. … Continue reading The new ECCF celebrates its one-year anniversary!

Understanding Climate Projections: Guidance for Climate Change Adaptation Planning

 JUL 30, 2015     ALEX BRYAN Example output generated from the Regional Climate Model (RegCM) developed by the International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP). Climate change threatens our lands and seas, our wildlife, and our natural and cultural resources. To conserve our natural environment, managers rely on climate model projections to determine where to take action, what … Continue reading Understanding Climate Projections: Guidance for Climate Change Adaptation Planning

Southeast Climate Science Center’s New Course on Climate Science

 JUL 27, 2015     ADAM DALE Photo: Adam Dale This morning I’m sitting on my porch with my computer in my lap, sipping coffee from my Star Trek mug and enjoying the beautiful morning sky. I’m staring out over a temperate deciduous forest surrounding a beautiful lake, all beneath patches of clouds, the blue sky, and a … Continue reading Southeast Climate Science Center’s New Course on Climate Science

Working With Downscaled Datasets

 JUL 23, 2015     ADRIENNE WOOTTEN This post originally appeared on May 20, 2013 and is part of our throw-back series. One of the projects I’m involved with for the Southeast Climate Science Center involves synthesizing the information available from several datasets created from downscaled climate change projections.  In the process of working on this project I was … Continue reading Working With Downscaled Datasets

Looking Forward, Looking Back

 JUN 26, 2015     TONI KLEMM The 2012 Northwest Climate Boot Camp, birthplace of the ECCF.Photo credit: Mark Schulze, Oregon State University The Early Career Climate Forum (ECCF) was started about two and a half years ago, in December 2012. After a small group of students and post-docs attended a great early career training hosted by the Northwest … Continue reading Looking Forward, Looking Back

Introducing the Revamped Early Career Climate Forum: What, Why, How and Where

 JUN 24, 2015     MICHELLE STAUDINGER NE CSC Science Coordinator Michelle Staudinger and UMass Amherst Dept. of Env. Conservation Assistant Professor Ezra Markowitz Welcome to the new and improved Early Career Climate Forum (ECCF)! We (Michelle Staudinger, Science Coordinator of the Northeast Climate Science Center and Ezra Markowitz, Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental Conservation at … Continue reading Introducing the Revamped Early Career Climate Forum: What, Why, How and Where

PIPES Interns Tell Their Climate Change Story

 JUL 12, 2015     PIPES INTERNS A stone heiau, or temple, at Kahalu‘u Mānowai Education Center, Kailua-Kona, Hawai‘i Island. Photo: S. Nash The restored stone walls of two ancient heiau (Hawaiian temples) rise black and strong out of the gentle waves of the Kona Coast. Large rocks sit farther out in the sea, and coastal plants and … Continue reading PIPES Interns Tell Their Climate Change Story

Changing Boreal Wildfire and Bark Beetle Outbreak: Implications for Ecosystems and People

 MAR 19, 2013     WINSLOW HANSEN The following is a report of my Master’s research. To view a recording of my full defense click here. Across the North American boreal forest, warming temperature trends have led to increases in the frequency and severity of wildfire and spruce bark beetle outbreak. For example, studies suggest that, by the end … Continue reading Changing Boreal Wildfire and Bark Beetle Outbreak: Implications for Ecosystems and People