Climate Science, Adaptation & Resilience Solutions

Making Arizona

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Making Arizona showcases stories of Arizonans experiencing and addressing aspects of climate change. The documentary series will make use of existing knowledge of local climate experts to boil down the often daunting scope of global climate change to a local level. Screenings of the films around the state in combination with discussions are designed to spark community dialogue.

UA Green Fund

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Through its Annual Grant and Mini Grant programs, the Green Fund supports sustainability-related projects proposed by any member of the UA community, and encourages collaborations between students, faculty, and staff.

Southwest Climate Adaptation Science Center (SW CASC)

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The SW CASC provides objective scientific information, tools, and techniques that land, water, wildlife, and cultural resource managers and other interested parties can apply to anticipate, monitor, and adapt to climate change impacts in the southwestern U.S.

Natural Products Center (NPC)

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The NPC conducts interdisciplinary research leading to the discovery and development of useful natural products from plants and micro-organisms.

National Phenology Network

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The USA National Phenology Network uses the Internet to bring together citizen scientists, government agencies, non-profit groups, educators, and students of all ages to monitor the impacts of climate change on plants and animals in the U.S.

Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research

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The Tree-Ring Lab is recognized worldwide as a preeminent center for the advancement of tree-ring techniques and the broad application of dendrochronology in the social and environmental sciences.

Earth Dynamics Observatory (EDO)

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EDO supports the UA space sciences platform with a downward-looking view to Earth, specializing in satellite remote sensing to monitor and predict changes to the Earth system and inform hazards mitigation and national security in the face of natural disasters, a changing climate, and other environmental stresses.

Climate Dynamics and Hydrometeorology Center (CDHC)

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The Climate Dynamics and Hydrometeorology Center coordinates interdisciplinary research on hydrometeorology and climate among eleven academic units on campus and assists the transfer of hydrometeorology and climate knowledge to the local community, Arizona, the nation, and the world.

Bridging Biodiversity and Conservation Science group (BBCS)

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BBCS is a cross-campus initiative that addresses the interdisciplinary scientific and societal grand challenges associated with developing and implementing the emerging transitions needed to mitigate and adapt to climate change. It draws on campus strengths in conservation, human health biodiversity, and societal well-being.