North Central Regional Climate Activities and Directory
North Central Regional Climate Activities and Directory


UW-Madison Climate News:


UW-Extension Climate Web Portal:


WICCI (Wisconsin Initiative on Climate Change Impacts):



Christopher J. Kucharik

Associate Professor
Department of Agronomy &
Nelson Institute Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment (SAGE)
University of Wisconsin - Madison
(608) 890-3021

Assessing the impacts of changing climate and land management on ecosystem goods and services in the Yahara watershed of southern Wisconsin using a combination of field observations, numerical modeling and integrated scenarios. Also, co-chair of climate working group and agriculture working group of the Wisconsin Initiative on Climate Change Impacts (WICCI).



Richard Lindroth

Professor (Ecology)
(608) 262-2397

Research on impacts of warming temperatures and elevated atmospheric CO2 on deciduous forests


Matthew Ruark

Assistant Professor & Extension Specialist
Department of Soil Science
1525 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706


Reducing greenhouse gas emissions from dairy production systems in the Great Lakes Region, which includes reductions from the cow, from manure handeling and processing, and from soil. The project includes physical measurements, modeling, and life cycle assessment. The project also is determining the resilience of our dairy production systems to climate change.


Amaya Atucha

Assistant Professor

297 Horticulture Building

1575 Linden Drive

Madison, WI 53706


Extension: Educational programming in fresh and processed market fruit production.


Research: Fruit crop physiology and production with and emphasis on soil and nutrient management, root dynamics, and cold hardiness of fruit trees and grapes.








David Liebl, Midwest Climate Hub Representative for Extension

Wisconsin Initiative on Climate Change Impacts, Co-Director
Northeast Climate Science Center, Affiliate Scientist
Rm. 311 Extension Building
432 N Lake Street
Madison, WI 53706

Using Demonstration Storms to Prepare for Extreme Rainfall


UW-Cooperative Extension, Climate Curriculum Resources:

UW-Cooperative Extension, Climate Ready Communities
Case Studies:

UW-Madison, Center for Climatic Research climate projections:

Wisconsin Initiative on Climate Change Impacts


Bill Bland

1525 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706

Wisconsin Initiative on Climate Change Impacts
soil erosion working group (first report)
agriculture working group (presently)


Justin Hougham

N194 County Road N
Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
608-254-6461 x 202







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