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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 [...]

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Third Thursday Web Forum

June 19th, 2014: "Beyond just sea level rise: incorporating climate into coastal wetland vulnerability assessments" with Dr. Mike Osland, a research ecologist with the USGS/National Wetlands Research Center and Gulf Coastal Plains & Ozarks LCC Along the Gulf of Mexico coast, climate greatly influences coastal wetland ecosystem structure and function. The coast spans two relatively dramatic [...]

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LCCs and the U.S. Forest Service: Working together for vulnerability assessments & forest planning

While this project and collaboration are not taking place in the South Atlantic LCC, this is a great example of how different agencies and organizations can work together to adapt existing tools to their needs. By doing so they are furthering conservation goals of everyone involved while not duplicating efforts. What do EcoAdapt, the California [...]

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