NECSC News

ECCF Blog Post by NE CSC Fellow Becky Dalton

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Why would someone who studies how climate change affects the time when plants begin flowering spend a semester studying the timing of fish species migration? Check out this week’s blog by Becky Dalton, NSF Graduate Research Internship Program (GRIP) fellow from Duke who spent a semester with NE CSC.  

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Call for Montane Climate Change Articles

Friday, December 15, 2017

Submit your article to Climate Change Responses - "Mechanisms underlying climate change impacts of montane ecosystems and species" special issue.

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USGS Deputy Director Leads Adaptation Training in Minnesota

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

NE CSC Federal Deputy Director Olivia LeDee worked with Kenny Blumenfeld (State Climatology Office, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources) and Amanda Kueper (Minnesota Department of Natural Resources) to plan and lead two climate trainings designed for MN DNR in St. Paul and Duluth, MN.

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Four New Papers Moving the Concept of Translational Ecology Forward

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

 

NE CSC's Research Ecologist with the USGS, Toni Lyn Morelli, and co-authors have recently published in a special edition of Frontiers in Ecology describing novel ways we can improve our roles as researchers.  

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NE SCS Fellow's Publication on Wildfire Activity in Central Maine

Thursday, October 19, 2017
Study site at Basin Pond, ME

Wildfire frequency and distributions in the Northeast will directly be affected by climate change, but little is known about wildfire activity in the past.

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Using Models to Predict Complex Wildlife Responses to Climate

Thursday, October 19, 2017
Wood Thrush (Photo: K. C. Azar)

NE CSC Postdoctoral Fellow Tom Bonnot looked into the varying population size and distribution of two critical bird species, the prairie warbler and wood thrush, by modeling their population distribution across the central hardwoods and then predicting how these variables will change up to the year 2100. 

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Introducing Three New Projects Funded by the NE CSC

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Vernal Pool.  Photo: Joanna Gilkeson USFWS

The Northeast Climate Science Center has brought on three new projects recently in order to address wildlife conservation and climate change.

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