Research Highlights

Nov 1, 2019

Researcher Spotlight – Mario Simon Pinilla-Gallego

2019-20 Global Change Fellow PhD Student, Department of Applied Ecology Advisor: Dr. Rebecca Irwin Every year the Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center funds a multi-disciplinary cohort of Global Change Fellows representing colleges across NC State University. Here are some highlights about […]

Oct 22, 2019

Project Examines Emerging Challenges Related to Climate Change, Disease, and Wildlife Health

The USGS National Wildlife Health Center, in partnership with the USGS Climate Adaptation Science Center Network, is leading a one-year project to understand and prepare for emerging challenges related to fish and wildlife health, disease, and climate change across North […]

Oct 16, 2019

Priorities for Conservation in Southeastern States – Newly Created List of “Regional Species of Greatest Conservation Need”

Bruce Stein, Southeast CASC Project PI, and John Kanter, of National Wildlife Federation, engaged scientific experts in collaboration with the SEAFWA Wildlife Diversity Committee to develop a new “Regional Species of Greatest Conservation Need” list as part of the SE […]

Oct 10, 2019

Forest “Boneyards” Reflect Climate Challenges at Coastal Refuge

The following summarizes SE CASC project Climate Change Adaptation for Coastal National Wildlife Refuges. Content for this post was derived from a Sept. 11, 2019 article in E&E News by Chelsea Harvey. Link to the E&E News post here. At […]

Aug 6, 2019

Researcher Spotlight – Deja Perkins

2018-19 Global Change Fellow Graduate Student, Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources Program in Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Biology Advisor: Dr. Madhu Katti Every year the Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center funds a multi-disciplinary cohort of Global Change Fellows representing colleges […]

Aug 2, 2019

Global Change Fellows Summer News Roundup

Classes may have been dismissed for summer break, but our Global Change Fellows have still been hard at work! Whether they are analyzing data in the lab, presenting findings throughout their community, or being recognized for their outstanding work, these […]

Jul 29, 2019

Researcher Spotlight – Laura Hamon

2018-19 Global Change Fellow PhD Student, Department of Applied Ecology Advisor: Dr. Becky Iwrin Every year the Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center funds a multi-disciplinary cohort of Global Change Fellows representing colleges across NC State University. Here are some highlights about […]

Jul 26, 2019

Researcher Spotlight – Casey Thornbrugh

Southeast and Northeast Tribal Climate Science Liaison, Casey Thornbrugh, was featured in the American Geophysical Union’s On the Job blog. This blog intends to provide career guidance and professional enrichment to students and professionals in the field of geoscience. The […]

Jul 24, 2019

Research Investigates How Climate Change Can Alter Plant Reproduction

2015-2016 Global Change Fellow, Gabriella Pardee, is the lead author on a new SE CASC supported publication in the Journal of Ecology, “The individual and combined effects of snowmelt timing and frost exposure on the reproductive success of montane forbs.” […]

Jul 23, 2019

Global Change Fellow’s Research Analyzes Butterfly Population Trends Using Long-Term Citizen Science Data

2013-2014 Global Change Fellow, Tyson Wepprich, now a postdoctoral scholar at Oregon State University, is the lead author on a new publication in the journal, PLOS ONE, “Butterfly abundance declines over 20 years of systematic monitoring in Ohio, USA.” This […]