The NW CSC is proud to bring you the latest issue of Northwest Climate Magazine, full of stories about research and adaptation efforts related to the issue of water availability in the Northwest. These stories bring to life some of the important collaborations that are helping our region prepare for the future- from safeguarding regional water supplies to building habitat connectivity across political borders. The magazine is co-produced with our partners at the Climate Impacts Research Consortium, the North Pacific Landscape Conservation Cooperative (LCC), the Great Northern LCC and the Great Basin LCC. See the full issue online here.
The Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians (ATNI) seeks candidates for a brand new position as Tribal Liaison for the NW Climate Science Center (NW CSC). The Tribal Liaison will serve a key role in the delivery of climate change-related services to the tribal community in the NW, consistent with the objectives of the NW CSC Tribal Engagement Strategy. The Tribal Liaison will be responsible for a broad range of issues, including resource vulnerability and climate adaptation actions as they pertain to Native American Tribes. The position will be based in Corvallis, Oregon, and report directly to the NW CSC Director. More details and information on how to apply are available here.
The NW CSC is proud to announce that our University Director, Philip Mote, has been elected to the American Geological Union (AGU) Council as President-Elect of the Global Environmental Change Focus Group. He will begin his two-year term on January 1, 2017, leading a group that addresses large-scale chemical, biological, geological, and physical perturbations to the Earth’s oceans, land surfaces, and hydrologic cycle. With 62,000 members from 144 countries, AGU is the preeminent international force for the promotion of geophysical endeavors. More details here.