Research Highlights

Apr 3, 2020

Researcher Spotlight – Kate Jones

2019-20 Global Change Fellow  PhD Student, Center for Geospatial Analytics Advisor: Dr. Robert Scheller 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 […]

Apr 1, 2020

SE CASC Resources for the U.S. Caribbean

The Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center’s footprint encompasses the islands of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. This unique tropical region, heavily reliant upon freshwater and coastal systems, is at risk of rising temperatures, drought, and extreme events due […]

Mar 27, 2020

Researcher Spotlight – Haofan Li

2019-20 Global Change Fellow PhD Student, Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering Advisor: Dr. 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 […]

Mar 23, 2020

Sleepless in the City: Urban Heat Wakes up Tree Pests

SE CASC PI, Steve Frank, and 2013-2014 Global Change Fellow, Michael Just, published a new SE CASC supported paper, Can Cities Activate Sleeper Species and Predict Future Forest Pests? A Case Study of Scale Insects, published in the journal Insects. […]

Mar 17, 2020

GIS Analysis of Pre-European Longleaf pine (Pinus palustris) Distribution and Community Variations

USGS Ecology Research Fellow, Sarah Midolo, is working on a GIS analysis that maps the historical range of longleaf pine (Pinus palustris) and uses soil data to identify different community variants within the entire range. The overall goal of the […]

Mar 13, 2020

To “Native” or not to “Native”?

Spring 2018 Global Change Fellow, Sarah Parsons, and SE CASC Faculty Affiliate, Dr. Steve Frank, recently published the article “Effects of native and exotic congeners on diversity of invertebrate natural enemies, available spider biomass, and pest control services in residential […]

Mar 6, 2020

Researcher Spotlight – Lise Montefiore

2019-20 Global Change Fellow PhD Student, Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering Advisor: Dr. Natalie Nelson 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 […]

Feb 21, 2020

Researcher Spotlight – Katie McQuillan

2019-20 Global Change Fellow PhD Student, Center for Geospatial Analytics Advisor: Dr. Katie Martin 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 […]

Feb 7, 2020

Researcher Spotlight – Rachel Sussman

2019-20 Global Change Fellow PhD Student, Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences  Advisor: Dr. Carli Arendt 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 […]

Jan 29, 2020

Habitat Suitability Maps for At-risk Herpetofauna Species in the Longleaf Pine Ecosystem

The research team of SE CASC Researcher Clinton Moore, Principal Investigator of recently completed SE CASC project, Providing Science for the Conservation of Animals in the Southeastern Longleaf Pine Ecosystem, has released data derived from the project, which also leveraged […]