Research Highlights

Feb 18, 2022

Expansion of Mangrove Forests Into Salt Marshes Impacts Wetland Ecosystem Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Changing climate conditions continue to play out in ways that can be seen in changes to natural ecosystems. These ecosystem impacts are experienced by people in multiple ways because of the many ways we depend on and […]

Feb 17, 2022

New Tools: Mapping the Status and Benefits of Natural and Working Lands in North Carolina

SE CASC Consortium researchers, Katie Warnell and Lydia Olander have developed several products that summarize and visualize data and analyses of the status and benefits of natural and working lands – forests, farmlands, and wetlands – in North Carolina, work […]

Feb 11, 2022

Researcher Spotlight – Melody Hunter-Pillion

2021-22 Global Change Fellow Ph.D. student, Department of History Advisor: Dr. Blair L.M. Kelley Every year the Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center funds a multi-disciplinary cohort of Global Change Fellows representing colleges across NC State University. The current cohort of students […]

Feb 7, 2022

New Publication Uncovers Sensitivity of Endangered Butterfly to Changing Precipitation

A new publication by 2015-16 Global Change Fellow Erica Henry and SE CASC Research Ecologist Adam Terando, Shifting precipitation regimes alter the phenology and population dynamics of low latitude ectotherms, has been published in the journal, Climate Change Ecology. The […]

Jan 26, 2022

Impact of Dam Clusters on Natural Flow Characteristics of Rivers

A new publication by 2020-21 Global Change Fellow Hemant Kumar and SE CASC Faculty Affiliate Sankar Arumugam was published in the January 2022 edition of the journal, Water Resources Research. This publication, Dynamic Flow Alteration Index for Complex River Networks […]

Jan 18, 2022

Researcher Spotlight – Stephanie Kelly

2021-22 Global Change Fellow Masters student, Departments of Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning and Marine, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences Advisor: Dr. Gavin Smith Every year the Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center funds a multi-disciplinary cohort of Global Change Fellows representing colleges […]

Dec 16, 2021

Investigadora destacada – Regina Ayala Chavez

2021-22 Becario de Cambio Global ¿En qué departamento estás? Estoy en el departamento de educación STEM en la Facultad de Educación. ¿Quién es su asesor? Dr. KC Busch Cada año, el Centro Científico de Adaptación Climática del Sureste financia un […]

Dec 10, 2021

Researcher Spotlight – Ben Makhlouf

2021-22 Global Change Fellow PhD Student, Department of Applied Ecology Advisor: Dr. Brad Taylor Every year the Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center funds a multi-disciplinary cohort of Global Change Fellows representing colleges across NC State University. The current cohort of students […]

Dec 6, 2021

Research Highlights Importance of Outdoor Activity and Connection to Nature

A new publication by NCSU graduate student Brent Jackson and SE CASC Faculty Affiliates Lincoln Larson, Nils Peterson, Erin Seekamp, and Kathryn Stevenson was recently published in the journal, Sustainability. This publication, Connection to Nature Boosts Adolescents’ Mental Well-Being during […]

Dec 3, 2021

Researcher Spotlight – Regina Ayala Chavez

2021-22 Global Change Fellow PhD Student, Department of Education Advisor: Dr. KC Busch Every year the Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center funds a multi-disciplinary cohort of Global Change Fellows representing colleges across NC State University. The current cohort of students represents […]