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John A. Volpe National Transportation System Center

The John A. Volpe National Transportation System Center is part of the U. S. Department of Transportation's Research and Innovative Technology Administration and is a federal, fee-for-service organization. For over 30 years, the Volpe Center has served as a link between the transportation and technology communities, by assessing the transportation community, evaluating research and development in the technology community, and assisting in the application of transportation technologies and policies.

 

 

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Kansas State Climatologist's Office

The Kansas State Climatologist's Office is managed by the Kansas State University (K.State) and information is decimated by the K.State Research and Extension Weather Data Library.   The Library website provides daily and hourly weather data, drought, disaster, and fire information, as well as weekly station, soil, and precipitation summaries. 

 

 

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Kentucky Climate Center

The Kentucky Climate Center, located at Western Kentucky University and housed in the Department of Geography and Geology, was created in 1978 and is nationally recognized as the State Climate Office for Kentucky.   The purpose of the Kentucky Climate Center is to conduct research and disseminate information of climatic variability and change, influences of the natural environment upon human activity, and impacts of human activity upon the natural environment; promote understanding and appreciation of the natural environment and its importance to society; and work with the public and private sectors to promote sustainable development.

 

 

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King Tides

King Tides is an initiative to document extreme high tides and share the information, in preparation for global sea level rise.  

 

 

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Lake Champlain Sea Grant

The Lake Champlain Sea Grant is a cooperative program of the University of Vermont and Plattsburgh State University of New York and part of a national network coordinated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.   The project's mission is to identify and address critical ecological and economic issues affecting the Lake Champlain basin and its resources and to share that information. This program empowers communities, businesses, and other stakeholders to make informed decisions regarding the management, conservation, utilization, and rehabilitation of their aquatic resources for long-term environmental health and economic growth.

 

 

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Land Trust Alliance

The Land Trust Alliance promotes voluntary private land conservation to benefit communities and natural systems. The Land Trust Alliance is a national convener, strategist, and representative of more than 1,700 land trusts across America. The alliances goals are to dramatically expand the pace of land conservation (through tax incentives); build strong land trusts; defend the permanence of conservation easements; and ensure that the work of land trusts is as strategically directed as possible.

 

 

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Louisiana Office of State Climatology

The Louisiana Office of State Climatology is housed within Louisiana State University.  The Office provides daily, weekly, and monthly climate reports, as well as statewide climate information, area radar, a rainfall atlas, and other weather related links are provided on the website.

 

 

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Louisiana Sea Grant

Since its establishment in 1968, Louisiana Sea Grant College Program (LSG) has worked to promote stewardship of the state’s coastal resources through a combination of research, education and outreach programs critical to the cultural, economic and environmental health of Louisiana’s coastal zone. LSG’s strategic initiatives address four issues identified as especially pertinent to state, regional and national needs: healthy coastal ecosystems, sustainable coastal development, safe and sustainable seafood and hazard resilience in coastal communities.

 

 

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LSU Coastal Sustainability Studio

The mission of the Louisiana State University (LSU) Coastal Sustainability Studio (CSS), founded in 2009, is to address the challenge of sustaining the ecological, settlement, and economic framework of the Gulf coast. The CSS approach centers on supporting resilient human communities in the dynamic Gulf of Mexico environment - working to design sustainable systems that reduce vulnerability to increased storm strength, coastal hazards, habitat degradation, and global environmental change. CSS was conceived as a laboratory to develop new strategies that reduce risk to social, economic, and natural resources, in order to provide a sound basis for major policy decisions for adaptation through more sustainable land-use planning, protection, and education.

 

 

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Maine Sea Grant

Maine Sea Grant is based at the University of Maine and sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the State of Maine.   In partnership with University of Maine Cooperative Extension, members of the Marine Extension Team work on issues of concern to Maine's coastal communities. The Maine Sea Grant's areas of focus are healthy coastal ecosystems, sustainable coastal development, safe and sustainable seafood supply, and hazard resiliency in coastal communities.