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Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center Newsletter December 2022

Welcome to the Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center’s December 2022 Newsletter.

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We at the Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center extend warm wishes for a safe, joyful holiday season and healthy, prosperous New Year!

TODAY in our Fall/Winter Seminar Series, a presentation on the Southeast Regional Invasive Species and Climate Change Management Network, by Brett Scheffers (University of Florida), Deah Lieurance (University of Florida), and Wesley Daniel (USGS). Dec. 13, 10AM ET. Learn more and register for the event.

Next in our Fall/Winter Seminar Series is Facilitating Accurate and Effective Application of Coastal Marsh Models, presented by Renee Collini (PLACE:SLR), Trevor Meckley (NCCOS), and Christine Buckel (NCCOS), on Jan. 12, 11AM ET. Learn more and register for the event. Visit the series page

If you missed presentations in our Fall Global Change Seminar Series, you can view the recordings on our YouTube Channel:
 - NOAA’s New Agenda for a Climate Ready Nation, featuring Ko Barrett.
 - Indigenous Leadership in Conservation from Yellowstone to Yukon, featuring Adam Linnard, Elliot Fox, and Latasha Calf Robe.

The 2022 Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Symposium Summary is complete. Read it here

Researcher Spotlight: Learn more about Global Change Fellow Erin Eichenberger

SE CASC is seeking a Postdoctoral Associate to develop climate-impacts information for subsets of plant species from the forthcoming Southeastern Plants Regional Species of Greatest Conservation Need (RSGCN), which will be the nation’s first regional SGCN for plants. Learn more and apply by Dec. 30.

SE CASC staff, current and former Global Change Fellows, and Faculty Affiliates are presenting at this year’s American Geophysical Union Fall meetingLearn more.

SE CASC project, Clarifying Science Needs for Determining the Impact of Climate Change on Harmful Algal Blooms in the Southeastern United States, co-led by Tom Byl (USGS), and Champagne Cunningham (USGS) updates existing knowledge on HABs and climate change. They also inspire students to pursue environmental science careers. Read the two-part story: Part I & Part II.

SE CASC staff and researchers recently participated in the 2022 National Adaptation Forum. Learn more about their presentations here.

SE CASC Assistant Tribal Climate Science Liaison Steph Courtney, is lead author to Development of a survey instrument to assess individual and organizational use of climate adaptation scienceRead a summary of the article.

SE CASC PI John Kupfer (Univ. of South Carolina) is lead author to, Prescribed fire in longleaf pine ecosystems: fire managers’ perspectives on priorities, constraints, and future prospects, part of SE CASC project, Understanding Prescribed Fire Management in the Context of Climate Change and Landscape TransformationLearn more.

Gustavo Bisbal (USGS – NCASC) and Mitchell Eaton (USGS – SE CASC), co-authored a new article, Considering science needs to deliver actionable scienceRead a summary.

NCSU PI Steve Frank and 2015-2016 Global Change Fellow Kristi Backe published Effects of Urban Heat Islands on Temperate Forest Trees and Arthropods, a product of SE CASC project, Consequences of Urbanization and Climate Change on Human and Ecosystem Health.

SE CASC researcher and 2015-16 Global Change Fellow Georgina Sanchez was featured in an article highlighting findings from the SE CASC project, Improving Scenarios of Future Patterns of Urbanization, Climate Adaptation, and Landscape Change in the SoutheastLearn more.

The Florida Water & Climate Alliance hosted a webinar with the UF Water Institute on Oct. 27 on Impacts of Extreme Weather and Climate Events on Florida’s Water Agencies. View the summary and recording.

2015-2016 Global Change Fellow Georgina Sanchez is lead author to Integrating principles and tools of decision science into value-driven watershed planning for compensatory mitigationLearn more.

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