Research Highlights

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 […]

Nov 16, 2021

New SE CASC Publication Uses Structured Decision Making to Support Avian Conservation Efforts

SE CASC Research Ecologist Mitch Eaton and 2013-14 Global Change Fellow Michael Just are co-authors on a recently published article, Structured Decision Making and Optimal Bird Monitoring in the Northern Gulf of Mexico. This USGS Open File Report was supported by […]

Oct 19, 2021

New Open-source Software Supports Spatial Conservation Planning

Southeast CASC Research Ecologist Mitch Eaton, along with USGS Researchers Julien Martin and Simeon Yurek and researchers at the University of South Florida and University of Florida, published SiteOpt: an Open-source R-package for Site Selection and Portfolio Optimization, an open-access […]

Sep 21, 2021

New Report: Testing the Transferability of the Optimal Preservation Model at Gulf Islands National Seashore

A SE CASC research team comprised of Erin Seekamp, Xiao Xiao, Max Post van der Berg, and Mitch Eaton were supported by National Park Service to continue development of the Optimal Preservation (OptiPres) model, a climate adaptation planning and decision […]

Aug 24, 2021

Integrating Multiple Factors, Complex Tradeoffs to Evaluate Adaptation of Historic Structures

An article by a SE CASC research team including Erin Seekamp (SE CASC co-PI) and Xiao Xiao (SE CASC Researcher) along with Arizona State University student Peizhe Li, “Climate adaptation planning for cultural heritages in coastal tourism destinations: A multi-objective […]

Jun 22, 2021

Using an Ecosystem-based Approach to Solve Multispecies Conservation Challenges

An article by a SE CASC research team led by Jennifer Cartwright (USGS Biologist) and Dwayne Estes (Southeastern Grasslands Initiative) and including SE CASC Deputy Director Ryan Boyles, Improving Species Status Assessments under the U.S. Endangered Species Act and Implications […]