The North Central Climate Adaptation Science Center is a partnership between the US Geological Survey, the University of Colorado Boulder and five consortium partners. The NC CASC fosters innovative and applied research in support of tribal, federal, state, and local natural resource management and decision-making. The North Central center is one of nine regional climate centers in the national CASC network created to help meet the changing needs of land and resource managers across the country. It serves Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Kansas and Nebraska. 

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Announcement, Scientists

Welcome to Janna Black!

A warm welcome to our new Tribal Climate Resilience Liaison, Janna Black! Of Athabaskan descent, her work is deeply rooted in sense of place, emphasizing land-based pedagogies through a kincentric ecological lens.
Science Spotlight

Assessing Drought in the Era of Climate Change

In recent years, there have been major advancements in the United States' ability to actively manage drought risks by collecting the most relevant up-to-date and on-the-ground information and developing tools for assessing drought conditions.
Publications, Science Byte

New Publication: Approaches for Using CMIP Projections in Climate Model Ensembles to Address the ‘Hot Model’ Problem

A new publication from USGS, the NC CASC, and the University of Oklahoma discusses approaches for using CMIP projections in climate model ensembles to address the 'hot model' problem.