Research Highlights

Jan 16, 2020

Color-changing Hares in Southern Edge of Range Are More Vulnerable to Phenological Mismatch

2014-15 Global Change Fellow, Marketa Zimova, is lead author on a SE CASC supported publication, Local climate determines vulnerability to camouflage mismatch, published in Global Ecology and Biogeography.  Some of the challenges that plants and animals face as a result […]

Jan 10, 2020

Researcher Spotlight – Sam Flake

2019-20 Global Change Fellow PhD Student, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology Advisor: Dr. William Hoffman 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 […]

Jan 9, 2020

Hedge Betting Climate Change to Preserve Public Lands

SE CASC Research Ecologist Mitch Eaton and others published, Spatial conservation planning under uncertainty: adapting to climate change risks using modern portfolio theory, deriving from SE CASC project, Climate Change Adaptation for Coastal National Wildlife Refuges. Following post was written by […]

Dec 18, 2019

Human Management Can Help Rare Species Survive Extreme Conditions

2015-16 Global Change Fellow and NC State Postdoctoral Research Associate, Erica Henry, published a new article, titled “Maintaining historic disturbance regimes increases species’ resilience to catastrophic hurricanes,” in the journal Global Change Biology. Faculty Affiliate, Martha Reiskind is a co-author […]

Dec 18, 2019

New Sea Level Rise Fact Sheets for Federal Lands in Northern Gulf of Mexico

Investigators supported by Southeast CASC research project, Communicating Future Sea-Level Rise Scenarios for Gulf Coast National Wildlife Refuge and National Park Lands, recently completed their work producing customized fact sheets that describe local sea level rise scenarios and potential impacts […]

Dec 6, 2019

Researcher Spotlight – Erin Voigt

2019-20 Global Change Fellow PhD Student, Department of Marine, Earth, & Atmospheric Sciences Advisor: Dr. Dave Eggleston 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 […]

Dec 5, 2019

Former Global Change Fellow Studying Migration Patterns of Cobia Fish

This post was written by Spring 2018 Global Change Fellow, Riley Gallagher, describing his research as an M.Sc. student in Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology at NC State University. The original post was featured on the NC Sea Grant Hook, […]

Nov 22, 2019

Researcher Spotlight – Ana Meza Salazar

2019-20 Global Change Fellow PhD Student, Department of Applied Ecology Advisor: Dr. Alonso Ramírez 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 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 […]