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Connecticut State Climate Center

The Connecticut State Climate Center (CSCC) is one of the NCDC (National Climatic Data Center) and AASC (American Association of State Climatologist) recognized State Climate Offices. It is located in the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Connecticut. Support of the service comes from various sources including the University of Connecticut Research Foundation and the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Active collaborations are with national and regional climatic centers, federal and state agencies, and various educational institutions.

 

 

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Consortium on Climate Risk in the Urban Northeast (CCRUN) - RISA

CCRUN is a member of NOAA's Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (RISA) program, which supports climate research for decision-makers and policy planners at a regional level. The consortium, encompassing the Boston-to-Philadelphia corridor; serving stakeholder needs in assessing and managing risks from climate variability and change. The RISA is structured as a nodal network covering the relevant parts of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania in order to serve local needs for targeted climate-risk information in a coordinated way, with partners from Columbia University, City College of the City University of New York, Stevens Institute of Technology, the University of Massachusetts, and Drexel University.

 

 

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Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES)

CIRES researchers explore all aspects of the earth system and search for ways to better understand how natural and human-made disturbances impact our planet.   CIRES informs decision-makers and the public about how to best ensure a sustainable future environment. CIRES is a joint institute of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the University of Colorado at Boulder, with five centers: Climate Diagnostics, Earth Science & Observation, Limnology, National Snow & Ice Data, and Science & Technology Policy.

 

 

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CUNY Institute for Sustainable Cities

The City Universtiy of New York (CUNY) Institute for Sustainable Cities works to realize cities as part of the solution to global sustainability challenges. By merging the science of sustainability with innovative public programming, they examine opportunities available to cities—and their residents—for proactive responses to on-going environmental change.

 

 

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Defenders of Wildlife

Defenders of Wildlife is a national, nonprofit membership organization dedicated to the protection of all native animals and plants in their natural communities. They are helping to conserve wildlife in the face of climate change by bringing the best science to address the problem, incorporating climate change into wildlife and habitat conservation planning, understanding specific threats through vulnerability assessments and making management recommendations. Defenders of Wildlife is committed to protecting wildlife across the nation and even across international borders.

 

 

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Department of the Interior (DOI): Aleutian & Bering Sea Islands Landscape Conservation Cooperative (LCC)

The Aleutian & Bering Sea Islands Landscape Conservation Cooperative (ABSI-LCC) is one of 21 LCCs established by Secretarial Order No. 3289, which focus on on-the-ground strategic conservation efforts at the landscape level. LCCs are management-science partnerships that inform integrated resource-management actions addressing climate change and other stressors within and across landscapes.   They are designed to provide connections between researchers and managers seeking to address large landscape and seascape concerns.

 

 

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Department of the Interior (DOI): Appalachian Landscape Conservation Cooperative (LCC)

One of 21 Landscape Conservation Cooperatives (LCCs) established by Secretarial Order No. 3289, which focus on on-the-ground strategic conservation efforts at the landscape level. LCCs are management-science partnerships that inform integrated resource-management actions addressing climate change and other stressors within and across landscapes, linking science and conservation. The currently participating bureaus are the National Park Service, Office of Surface Mining, and the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

 

 

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Department of the Interior (DOI): Arctic Landscape Conservation Cooperative (LCC)

One of 21 Landscape Conservation Cooperatives (LCCs) established by Secretarial Order No. 3289, which focus on on-the-ground strategic conservation efforts at the landscape level. LCCs are management-science partnerships that inform integrated resource-management actions addressing climate change and other stressors within and across landscapes, linking science and conservation.   The currently participating bureaus are the Bureau of Land Management, Minerals Management Service, National Park Service, and the U.

 

 

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Department of the Interior (DOI): Desert Landscape Conservation Cooperative (LCC)

The Desert Landscape Conservation Cooperative (LCC) is one of 21 LCCs established by Secretarial Order No. 3289, which focus on on-the-ground strategic conservation efforts at the landscape level. LCCs are management-science partnerships that inform integrated resource-management actions addressing climate change and other stressors within and across landscapes, linking science and conservation delivery. 

 

 

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Department of the Interior (DOI): Eastern Tallgrass Prairie & Big Rivers Landscape Conservation Cooperative(LCC)

The Eastern Tallgrass Prairie & Big Rivers Landscape Conservation Cooperative (ETPBR LCC) is one of 21 LCCs established by Secretarial Order No. 3289, which focus on on-the-ground strategic conservation efforts at the landscape level. LCCs are management-science partnerships that inform integrated resource-management actions addressing climate change and other stressors within and across landscapes linking science and conservation delivery.   They support biological planning, conservation design, prioritizing and coordinating research, and designing species inventory and monitoring programs.