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University of Maine Climate Change Institute

The Climate Change Institute is an interdisciplinary research unit organized to conduct research and graduate education focused on variability of Earth's climate, ecosystems, and other environmental systems, and on the interaction between humans and the natural world.

 

 

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University of Maryland's Center for Integrative Environmental Research (CIER)

The Center for Integrative Environmental Research (CIER) was established in 2006 by the University of Maryland, College Park, as a University-wide Research Center at the School of Public Policy. Researchers and students at CIER are developing strategies and tools to guide policy and investment decisions, particularly to help mitigate climate impacts, adapt to climate change and support sustainability. The Center supports multidisciplinary environmental research and collaboration on local, regional, national and international scales, with a broad network of researchers from the University and other leading organizations.

 

 

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Upper Valley Adaptation Workgroup (New Hampshire and Vermont)

The Upper Valley Adaptation Workgroup (UVAW) is a bi-state, multi-stakeholder working group of leaders and partner organizations. Focusing on building climate resilient communities in the Upper Valley Region of Vermont and New Hampshire, the Workgroup has met regularly since December of 2011. 

 

 

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USACE Responses to Climate Change Program

The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) climate and global change adaptation goal is to develop practical, nationally consistent and regionally tailored, legally justifiable and cost-effective adaptation measures, both structural and nonstructural, that will reduce vulnerabilities and improve resilience to these challenges (USACE Climate Change Adaptation Plan and Report 2011- see separate entry). The entire portfolio of USACE Civil Works water resources infrastructure and programs, existing and proposed, may be affected by climate change and require some form of adaptation.

 

 

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USGS Arizona Water Science Center

The Arizona Water Science Center is one of 48 Water Science Centers in the Water Resources Discipline of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The Water Science Center's mission is to collect, analyze and disseminate the impartial hydrologic data and information needed to wisely manage water resources for the people of the U.S. and the State of Arizona.

 

 

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USGS Arkansas Water Science Center

The USGS Arkansas Water Science Center provides water resources information for Arkansas, including quantity and quality of ground water, quantity and quality of surface water, and water use. The USGS provides current real time data on streamflow, stage, water quality, and precipitation information from more than 130 locations across Arkansas. The center has historical data on streamflow, ground water, water quality, and other water-related information. The center also has numerous publications, data sheets, projects, and scientific reports on a range of hydrological topics.

 

 

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USGS Caribbean Water Science Center

The USGS Caribbean Water Science Center provides current real time data on streamflow, ground water, water quality, precipitation, and lakes and reservoirs from sites throughout the Caribbean. The center also has historical data on streamflow, ground water, water quality, and other water-related information. The center also has numerous publications, data sheets, projects, and scientific reports on a range of hydrological topics.

 

 

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USGS Colorado Water Science Center

The USGS Colorado Water Science Center provides current real time data on streamflow, ground water, water quality, precipitation, and lakes and reservoirs from sites throughout Colorado. The center also has numerous publications, data sheets, projects, scientific reports, and an archive of water-resource information collected for more than 100 years on a range of hydrological topics.

 

 

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USGS Idaho Water Science Center

The USGS Idaho Water Science Center provides reliable, impartial scientific information to Idaho's local, state, tribal, and federal cooperators so they can efficiently manage the water resources within their jurisdictions. This center focuses on surface water resources including rivers, lakes, and reservoirs; groundwater resources, both cold water and geothermal; water quality of both surface and groundwater resources; integrity of aquatic biological resources; and water use and availability.

 

 

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USGS Illinois Water Science Center

The USGS Illinois Water Science Center provides current real time data on streamflow, ground water, water quality, and precipitation from sites throughout Illinois. The center has historical data on streamflow, ground water, water quality, and other water-related information. The center offers numerous publications, data sheets, projects, and scientific reports on a range of hydrological topics.