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Texas Center for Climate Studies
 
College: College of Geosciences
Department: Interdisciplinary
Director: Dr. Ping Chang
Main Mission: Research
Brief Description: The mission of the Texas Center for Climate Studies (TCCS) is to initiate, encourage, and support climate-related programs in research, education, service, and outreach, particularly as they relate to improving the quality of life and economic health of residents of the State of Texas. The Center advances understanding of why and how the climate is changing, and what those changes will mean for the State of Texas. It promotes translational research that takes what we learn from climate models and puts it into the hands of those who need it. Finally, TCCS takes an active role in communicating information about climate change and its potential impacts to the public.expertise to address pressing climate issues through basic and applied research, and through education and outreach.
Keywords: Climate, Climate Change, Modeling, Public Communication