nexus ['nɛksəs] n pl nexus

1. a means of connection between members of a group or things in a series; link; bond

2. a connected group or series [from Latin: a binding together, from nectere to bind]

This website was developed through the collaborative efforts of NOAA, NALCC, NWF and EPA. (a.k.a. 'neXus') is a searchable online database that provides a gateway to climate information for the Eastern US. It summarizes needs for climate information as articulated in publications; identifies available data, products and services; and captures planned and on-going projects. The goal is to offer a tool to search for regionally relevant climate information, and to facilitate collaborative opportunities across the network of climate-focused programs and partners in the Eastern US. is in its early stages of development. Content will change with time to reflect developments in climate work within the region, and in response to individual sector needs when necessary. For detailed information about the content of and tips for using the site, please visit about