Montana Climate Assessment


Overview: An assessment of Montana’s climate to describe past and future climate trends that affect different sectors of the State’s economy.  The Montana Climate Assessment (MCA) project involves university researchers, decision makers, and other stakeholders with the goal of providing timely and relevant information for the citizens of the State.  The first assessment, available in September 2017, focuses on climate issues that affect agriculture, forests, and water resources in Montana.  

To access the full 2017 MCA report in addition to videos, related news, and outreach events, please visit   


MSU IoE Office

Montana State University
605 Leon Johnson Hall
Bozeman, MT 59717
(406) 994-2374
MSU Director: Bruce Maxwell

UM IoE Office

The Universityi of Montana

The University of Montana
Davidson Honors College
Missoula, MT 59812
(406) 243-6058
UM Director: Maury Valett


Montana University System

Montana University System

Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education
2500 Broadway Street
Helena, MT 59620