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February 2012 Blog Posts (6)

SE Climate Science Center meeting update

Two weeks ago, I went down to the St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center for a SE Climate Science Center science meeting. For this first year, all Climate Science Center funds are going to go to projects headed by either USGS or NC State investigators. So, the original intention of this meeting was to bring together USGS/NC…

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Added by Rua Mordecai on February 29, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Conservation Planning Atlas Update

Hi Everyone,

I want to give you all an update on our work with the Gulf Coastal Plains and Ozarks LCC to create a conservation planning atlas for Southeast LCCs. As you may remember, the SALCC has identified a need for a platform that serves a limited number of key spatial datasets to support landscape conservation and allows end-users to easily discover, assess, and integrate existing data and tools. The conservation planning atlas is being explored as a way to meet that…

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Added by Amy Keister on February 29, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

SE Climate Science Center/NC State University Announce Cluster Hires

The Chancellor's Faculty of Excellence Program at North Carolina State University has recently funded “cluster hires” in various departments. The Cluster Hire in Global Environmental Change and Human Well-Being will provide funding for two new faculty members in the Department of Biology and one in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources. These positions will work in interdisciplinary programs participating in the South East Climate Science Center. More information on…

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Added by Ginger Deason on February 27, 2012 at 12:10pm — No Comments

SALCC Staff Update

I am pleased to announce a new member of your SALCC staff.  Ginger Deason has recently assumed the position of Information Transfer Specialist.  

We were very lucky to find Ginger in time to have a seamless transition.  Ginger comes to the SALCC with a strong background in training, outreach and environmental education. Most recently she worked for Heifer International as a Field Coordinator managing projects predominantly in North Carolina. She has also worked for the NC Museum of…

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Added by Ken McDermond on February 25, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments

Gulf Coast Prairie LCC Science Forum--Gulf Coast Landscape Conservation Liaison

 

I recently attended the Gulf Coast Prairie LCC Science Forum, held February 21-22 in Ft. Worth Texas. The Science Forum was the first step in the GCPLCC's process to identify science needs for the Gulf Coast Prairie landscape. There were over 50 participants representing several partners within the GCPLCC. Prior to the workshop, participants were asked to identify science needs within three geographic context areas (coastal, terrestrial, and aquatic) and six themes (effects of…

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Added by Laurie Rounds on February 24, 2012 at 3:17pm — No Comments

Opportunity for Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment Training

Last summer I attended a training course to learn to perform Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments.  The course, which is based on a guide to climate change vulnerability assessment developed jointly by the NWF, DOD, NPS, USFWS, USFS, NOAA, and USGS entitled Scanning the Conservation Horizon is being offered again in several locations throughout the US.  Right now, climate change may not be an integral part of your planning exercises because the development of data to support those…

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Added by Janet Cakir on February 1, 2012 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

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