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Third Thursday Web Forum

July 16th, 2015:  "Mapping the ocean: The value of marine assessments in conserving important resources" with Mary Conley, The Nature Conservancy It is an important time for ocean management when new and expanding uses are placing additional pressure on our marine environments. Understanding where existing resources are located and what areas are being used is [...]

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Third Thursday Web Forum

June 18th, 2015:  "Have your say! An increased focus on removing barriers to Blueprint implementation" with Rua Mordecai, South Atlantic LCC Rua will highlight your Cooperative’s plans for an increased focus in the upcoming year on removing barriers to Blueprint implementation. The South Atlantic LCC will continue to work toward improving the science, but concentrate [...]

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Third Thursday Web Forum

May 21st, 2015: "SEACAP: Assessing Aquatic Connectivity in the Southeast" with Erik Martin, The Nature Conservancy This presentation will provide an overview of the methods, results, and tool for the Southeast Aquatic Connectivity Assessment Project's (SEACAP) recently completed assessment of aquatic connectivity in the Southeast. The Nature Conservancy and SARP, with funding from the South Atlantic [...]

By |May 21st, 2015|0 Comments

Third Thursday Web Forum

April 16th, 2015: "Blueprint 2.0 workshops and next steps" with Rua Mordecai, South Atlantic LCC Rua will provide an update on the recently-completed round of Blueprint 2.0 workshops. Your cooperative convened 8 workshops in Raleigh, Atlanta, Tallahassee, and Charleston over the last month, attended by almost 200 people from 65 organizations who helped shape the direction of [...]

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Third Thursday Web Forum

March 19th, 2015:  "Mechanisms of aquatic species invasions across the South Atlantic LCC" with Amy Benson, U.S. Geological Survey This project represents the first attempt to utilize the USGS Nonindigenous Species Aquatic database (NAS) to inform an LCC conservation blueprint. The NAS contains sightings records (i.e. presence-only) dating back to 1857 for 282 nonindigenous plant and animal [...]

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Third Thursday Web Forum

January 15th, 2015: "Assessing climate change vulnerability of ecosystems in the Southeast" by Jennifer Costanza, NCSU Biodiversity and Spatial Information Center To aid regional conservation planning efforts, Dr. Jennifer Costanza assessed climate change vulnerability for twelve ecosystems in the southeastern U.S. and Caribbean. For each ecosystem, she synthesized available literature and GIS data related to three components [...]

By |January 15th, 2015|0 Comments

Third Thursday Web Forum

November 20th, 2014: "Modeling smart growth in the Southeast using SmartSLEUTH" with Monica Dorning, NCSU Center for Geospatial Analysis The next web forum will discuss the development and implementation of the SmartSLEUTH modeling framework. SmartSLEUTH is an open-source software package that augments the functionality of SLEUTH by including explicit representations of landscape patterns, human decisions, and smart [...]

By |November 20th, 2014|0 Comments

Third Thursday Web Forum

October 16th, 2014:  "Dealing with sea-level rise in Blueprint 2.0" with Rua Mordecai, Science Coordinator, South Atlantic LCC To explain how Blueprint 2.0 will integrate the threat of sea level rise, Rua will walk through an explicit example linking sea-level rise projections to a subset of your cooperative's coastal indicators. Instructions for Instant Net Conference (visual): [...]

By |October 16th, 2014|0 Comments

Third Thursday Web Forum

September 18th, 2014:  “Synthesis of high and low marsh habitat mapping, vulnerability and responses to sea-level rise in the South Atlantic region” with Tom Allen and J.P. Walsh, East Carolina University  This South Atlantic LCC-funded project provides consistent spatial datasets on high and low marsh depicting historic distributions and dynamics, current distributions, and future vulnerability. Project provides estimates [...]

By |September 18th, 2014|0 Comments

Third Thursday Web Forum

August 21st, 2014:  "Improving and implementing the Conservation Blueprint" with Hilary Morris and Louise Vaughn, Blueprint User Support, South Atlantic LCC Instructions for Instant Net Conference (visual): 1. Click here to join the meeting (please join about 5 minutes before start time). 2. Enter the required fields. Meeting Number: 441906303 Meeting Passcode:  there is no passcode – JUST LEAVE [...]

By |August 21st, 2014|0 Comments