Research & Data

Climate change is expected to make agricultural production more uncertain leaving producers and land managers to adapt to new and changing weather patterns and markets. Regionally significant research and data improve knowledge of the effects of climate change and provide sustainable solutions for producers and land managers.

Regional data and research are used to create decision-support resources (i.e. informational products and tools created to help producers adapt to the effects of a changing climate). These decision-making resources are built on research and data such as climate modeling and analysis, climate trends and variations, greenhouse gas monitoring, climate data scenarios, and historical climate data and research.

These decision-support resources assist producers, enabling them to establish economic opportunities, proactively manage risks, reduce impacts and costs over time, and sustain agricultural yields in a changing climate.

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Day neutral strawberries at UNH's Woodman Horticulture Research Farm

This report details the findings from the USDA Northeast Climate Hub's Capacity Discovery project.  Implemented in spring 2015, an online survey led by Pennsylvania State University and Cornell University established the current and future capacity of land-grant universities in...

Current Activities and Future Priorities at Universities in the Northeast

Photo by Rachel Schattman

This webinar series builds on capacity within USDA to deliver science-based knowledge and practical information to farmers, ranchers, and forest landowners. Browse below for a list of archived events, and learn about upcoming, new webinars by joining our quarterly e-newsletter....

Northeast Climate Hub Webinar Series

Future climate visualizations can aid professionals in understanding future risks. Projected trends in climate can be visualized in map form for the Midwest, Great Lakes Basin, Mid-Atlantic, and Central-Eastern U.S.. Maps can be created for a variety of variables, models and...

Downscaled climate maps & data

Cross-Border Workshop Presentation Slide

Adaptation to Climate Change: Information and Tools for Decision-Making On October 17th and 18th, 2017 in Syracuse New York, members of the USDA Climate Hubs, Environment and Climate Change Canada, and Agriculture, Agri-Food Canada, Cornell University and Ouranos convened and...

Cross-Border Workshop

autumn road view

“Low-volume” roads are roads with traffic volumes generally less than 400 vehicles per day. Across New England these roads provide a critical transportation link for rural communities and commerce. They also provide access to forests for logging and other forest management...

The Future of Winter Roads

Climate change is expected to make agricultural production more uncertain leaving producers and land managers to adapt to new and changing weather patterns and markets. Regionally significant research and data improve knowledge of the effects of climate change and provide...

Regional Data and Research

To provide up-to-date information to assist tribes in addressing climate change through a broad range of sectors.

Pacific Northwest Tribal Climate Change Guide

Climate mapper

The Climate mapper provides a series of maps for relevant climate and hydrology information from past conditions and for projected future conditions across the United States to assist with decisions related to agriculture, drought and fire conditions.

Climate mapper

Webinar Scientists explaining research: Climate, wildfire, and erosion ensemble foretells more sediment in western USA watersheds, USGS & USU Extension Regional Research U.S. Forest Service science on climate change and wildfire effects in riparian areas, out of the Rocky...

Northwest Forestry Research and Data Overview

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