Research Highlights

Nov 13, 2020

New Project Aims to Strengthen Climate Resilience in Coastal Southeastern Tribal Communities

Southeast CASC is working with a group of partners advising a new project initiated by the Albemarle-Pamlico National Estuary Partnership (APNEP) along with the North Carolina Commission of Indian Affairs (NCCIA) and others to support Tribal nations and communities in […]

Nov 13, 2020

Researcher Spotlight – Ámbar Torres Molinari

2020-21 Global Change Fellow Masters Student, Department of Applied Ecology Advisor: Dr. Thomas Kwak 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 […]

Nov 6, 2020

Researcher Spotlight – Kathryn Jewell

2020-21 Global Change Fellow Masters Student, Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology – Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources Advisor: Dr. Nils Peterson Every year the Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center funds a multi-disciplinary cohort of Global Change Fellows representing colleges across […]

Oct 9, 2020

2019-20 Global Change Fellow Publishes Findings on Parasite Transmission in Bee Colonies

2019-2020 Global Change Fellow, Mario Simon Pinilla-Gallego is lead author on a new publication, Within-Colony Transmission of Microsporidian and Trypanosomatid Parasites in Honey Bee and Bumble Bee Colonies that was recently published in the journal, Environmental Entomology. The paper was […]

Oct 2, 2020

Researcher Spotlight – Megan Johnson

2020-21 Global Change Fellow PhD Student, Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering Advisor: Fernando Garcia Menendez 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 […]

Sep 24, 2020

New CASC Research Identifies Two Classifications of Adaptive Capacity

This post describes the research of two CASC researchers, NCASC scientist Laura Thompson and Northeast CASC scientist Olivia LeDee, who recently published Persist in place or shift in space? Evaluating the adaptive capacity of species to climate change in Frontiers […]

Sep 16, 2020

SE CASC Researchers Simulate Climate Changes in Puerto Rico & U.S. Virgin Islands

A new SE CASC-supported publication, High-resolution dynamically downscaled rainfall and temperature projections for ecological life zones within Puerto Rico and for the US Virgin Islands, was published on August 23 in the International Journal of Climatology. The following post was […]

Sep 4, 2020

Former Global Change Fellow Adapts Research Scope in Response to Natural Disaster

Research by 2015-2016 Global Change Fellow, Erica Henry was highlighted by NC State News for a new series highlighting the impacts of climate change. The following post was written by Erica Henry and was originally published on NC State News […]

Sep 3, 2020

SE CASC Faculty Affiliate Describes Changes in NC Climate Trends

SE CASC Faculty Affiliate and State Climatologist of North Carolina, Kathie Dello detailed climate trends in North Carolina for a new series by NC State News highlighting the impacts of climate change. The following post was written by Kathie Dello […]

Aug 28, 2020

Conservation Priorities Will Vary as Climate and Land Use Changes

A new article led by SE CASC Researcher and Faculty Affiliate, Dr. Jennifer Costanza, “Preserving connectivity under climate and land-use change: No one-size-fits-all approach for focal species in similar habitats,” was released in the August 2020 edition of the journal […]