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  • North Central and South Central CSCs Find New Opportunity for Collaboration

    2.09.2015 (Mon)

    Each of the eight DOI Climate Science Centers (CSCs) receives guidance from a regional Stakeholder Advisory Committee (SAC). These committees… Read More »

  • Interior Department Announces Funding for Climate Change Studies

    12.18.2014 (Thu)

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced today that the Department of the Interior’s regional Climate… Read More »

  • Tribes in the South Central U.S. Partner with Researchers to Address Climate Change Effects

    9.25.2014 (Thu)

    This week in New York City, world leaders convened for the United Nations Climate Summit. Scientists with the U.S. Geological… Read More »

Research Highlight

A Watershed Approach for Carbon-Related Ecosystem Services

6.23.2015 (Tue)

Dr. Caryn Vaughn, Professor at the University of Oklahoma, and Dr. Antonio Castro, post-doctoral research associate at the Oklahoma Biological Survey, used an ecosystem services framework to examine how different water management/environmental flow scenarios in the Kiamichi River watershed affect the delivery of ecosystem services, and thus contribute to the wellbeing of people living both in and outside the watershed. The Kiamichi River watershed in southeastern Oklahoma is at the center of intense conflict over water ownership and use.

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