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Nov 3, 2016

A Successful SECAS Conservation Leadership Summit!

October’s Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy (SECAS) Conservation Leadership Summit saw the most visible collaboration between the LCCs and CSCs in the Southeast! The conference in Baton Rouge, Louisiana was standing room only,… 

Mar 17, 2016

Researcher Spotlight – Rachel Atkins

2015 Global Change Fellow Graduate Student, Department of Marine, Earth and Atmospheric SciencesAdvisor: Dr. Karen McNealEvery year the SE Climate Science Center funds a cohort of Global Change Fellows. They represent… 

May 26, 2015

Gloomy Scales in a Warmer Climate and How Cities Help Us Understand What’s to Come

Urbanization, climate change, and pests threaten North American forests. Urban trees have vast importance for the ecosystem services they provide to humans and other natural systems. Global Change Fellow, Adam… 

Feb 12, 2015

Researcher Spotlight – Michael Just

2013-2014 Global Change Fellow PhD Student, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology Advisor: Dr. William Hoffman, Department of Plant and Microbial BiologyEvery year the SE Climate Science Center funds a cohort… 

Jan 12, 2015

New Research Article on Evolutionary Tipping Points is Chosen as the Cover of PNAS

Carlos Botero, one of SE CSC’s postdoctoral fellow from last year, and several other author’s recently published a paper entitled, “Evolutionary tipping points in the capacity to adapt to environmental change.”… 

Long leaf pine trees stand tall in the foreground and a lake sits in the background at Everglades National Park.

Oct 1, 2014

Downscaling Synthesis Report Released: Evaluation and Use for Ecological Applications

Several SE Climate Science Center affiliated researchers, Adrienne Wooten, Kara Smith, Ryan Boyles and Adam Terando, among others, published the synthesis report today via USGS Open File Report. This report… 

Jul 21, 2014

Ecological Implications of Mangrove Forest Migration in the Southeastern U.S.

Currently, the U.S. Gulf of Mexico and southern Atlantic coast are comprised of various coastal ecosystems, including salt marshes and mangrove forests. Previous research has found that whether some of… 

Mar 14, 2013

New Study Reveals, When Hungry, Gulf of Mexico Algae Go Toxic

When Gulf of Mexico algae don’t get enough nutrients, they focus their remaining energy on becoming more and more poisonous to ensure their survival, according to a new study by… 

Dec 17, 2012

Integrating the Effects of Global and Local Climate Change on Wildlife in North America

In the southeastern U.S., urbanization and urban warming will occur in concert with global warming. Urban warming also provides a lens into the changes that might be expected with global… 

Feb 22, 2012

Birds’ long history of infidelity is being exacerbated by global warming

Apparently, humans aren’t the only species whose relationships can suffer from stress. According to new research, birds living in unpredictable climates are more likely to “cheat” on their feathered partners.…