Tools and Products for Resource Management
Regional Effort on Invasive Species and Climate Change (RISCC) Management
A website built to connect climate and invasive species scientists with invasive species managers and policy makers from the northeast to promote a two-way dialogue.
Resilient MA: Climate Change Clearinghouse for the Commonwealth
A website built to provide the most up-to-date climate change science and decision-support tools for the Commonwealth.
Climate System Research Center
A website built to provide an assessment of how will the climate of a given state change by the time the annual mean global temperature set levels
Designing Sustainable Landscapes Datasets
A tool assessing the capability of current and potential future landscapes, currently within the extent of the Northeast (13 states), to support ecosystems and suitable habitat for a suite of representative wildlife species, and provide guidance for strat
Website: Designing sustainable landscapes project
Webiste built to assess the capability of current and potential future landscapes, currently within the extent of the Northeast United States (13 states), to provide integral ecosystems and suitable habitat for a suite of focal (e.g., representative) spe
DSL in Connect the Connecticut
A network of priority lands and waters that can support wildlife and natural systems, with multiple pathways for migration, restoration, development, and conservation.
DSL in Nature's Network
A collaborative effort facilitated by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Science Applications program that brings together partners from 13 states, federal agencies, nongovernmental organizations, and universities to identify the best opportunities for co
Early Career Climate Forum
A website designed to provide a space for those for early career professionals and students engaged in the climate-related science and outreach to interact, discuss topics and find climate-relevant resources.
The Northeast Indigenous Climate Resilience Network
A website built to convene Indigenous Peoples to identify threats to Indigenous self-determination and the ways of life and formunlate strategies, dialogs and educational programs that build Indigenous capacities to address climate-related issues.
Tribal Adaptation Menu
The Tribal Adaptation Menu is an extensive collection of climate change adaptation actions for natural resource management, organized into tiers of general and more specific ideas.
Case Study for U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit: Building Tribal Capacity
A website to highlinght case-studies of communities, businesses, and individuals actions to document their vulnerabilities and build resilience to climate-related impacts.
A tool that allows communities to assess their vulnerability to extreme rainfall and identifies vulnerabilities and helps communities see options for how they can build resilience.
NorEaST: Stream Temperature Data Inventory
A website developed to serve as a coordinated, multi-agency regional framework to map and store continuous stream temperature locations and data for New England, Mid Atlantic, and Great Lakes States.
Making Decisions for Headwater Stream Conservation at the Watershed Scale
A webiste to help identify the impediments to effective headwater stream conservation and explore how alternative forms of collaboration may influence ecological outcomes.
Interactive Catchment Explorer (ICE)
ICE is a dynamic visualization interface for exploring characteristics and predictions created for resource managers to explore complex environmental datasets and model results, to identify patterns related to ecological conditions, and to prioritize loca
Spatial Hydro-Ecological Decision Systems (SHEDS)
SHEDS is a collection of innovative data visualization and decision support tools for exploring and better understanding dynamic relationships in stream ecosystems.
NE CASC partners with regional managers to develop tools specific to their needs. Two examples are a STELLA web tool model of the City of Baltimore water and a SRB OASIS Model: Operations & Planning Tool for the Greater Susquehanna River Basin.
Sea Level Rise Viewer
A web mapping tool to visualize community-level impacts from coastal flooding or sea level rise (up to 10 feet above average high tides). Photo simulations of how future flooding might impact local landmarks are also provided, as well as data related to w
Integrative Tool to Estimate Potential Future Sea-Levels for Consideration in S…
A web tool to assist in developing information to support its sea-level change policy, which supports the USACE overarching climate change adaptation policy.
Threshold Table for Coastal Species and Habitats
Synthesizing sea-level rise and storm-threshold data for 44 fish, wildlife, and plant species of conservation concern, as well as for four coastal habitats, the new species threshold table formatted to give stakeholders insight on decisions and tradeoffs.
Coastal Resilience Resource List
An inventory of the work being undertaken to address coastal resilience issues in the Atlantic, Gulf Coast, and Caribbean regions.
Terrestrial Habitat Map for the Northeast US and Atlantic Canada
A comprehensive map of combined resources to enable the first cross-border map of terrestrial habitats.
Massachusetts Wildlife Climate Action Tool
A website designed to inform and inspire local action to protect the Commonwealth’s natural resources in a changing climate. It was developed for local decision-makers, conservation practitioners, large landowners, and community leaders across the state.
A website built to identify the most important resource management priorities related to refugia in the Northwest and Northeast, summarize and synthesize the available refugia research and research products and identify future research priorities and prod
A Decisions Support Mapper for Conserving Stream Fish Habitats of the Region
Climate Change and Freshwater Fish
A website developed to understand recent trends and anticipating future changes can help decision-makers protect resilient populations, adapt to new conditions, and effectively communicate realistic expectations.
Website: The Eastern Brook Trout Spatial Data and Tools
Interactive GIS map featuring data layers (Brook Trout status and habitat patches) and tools (riparian prioritization, drainage area calculator) developed and endorsed by the EBTJV.
Web-based Silviculture Library
This site is designed to help forest managers from Michigan, Minnesota, Ontario, and Wisconsin exchange silviculture prescriptions, including the outcomes of actual on-the-ground management activities. The cases linked below are real, on-the-ground storie
Increasing Forest Resiliency for an Uncertain Future
A guidance report for forest managers that will help develop ahead with proactive actions.