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Webinar: Communicating about risk – it’s more than just information

The Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN) is hosting a webinar on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 2:00 PM EST on Communicating About Risks - It's More than Just Information. Click here to learn more and register! Wondering why people don't respond the way you want them to when it comes to information about flooding, climate change, and other risks? Communicating about [...]

By |January 10th, 2018|0 Comments

First Friday All Climate Change Talks (FFACCTs)

The Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center hosts First Friday All Climate Change Talks (FFACCTs), monthly information sharing forums featuring presentations about research activities focused on climate change impacts to eastern forest ecosystems. Scientists from the USDA Forest Service Northern and Southern Research Stations participate in the 1 1/2 hour web-based meeting on the first [...]

By |December 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

Webinar: A methodology for assessing the vulnerability of fish and invertebrates to climate change

Thursday, June 2, 1 pm US EDT A Methodology for Assessing the Vulnerability of Fish and Invertebrates to Climate Change by Wendy Morrison of NOAA. To prepare for and respond to current and future changes in climate and oceans, fisheries managers and scientists need tools to identify what fishery resources may be most vulnerable in [...]

By |June 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

Webinar: The Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment Tool for Coastal Habitats

Wednesday, April 27, 1 pm US EDT The Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment Tool for Coastal Habitats by Jen Plunket of the North Inlet-Winyah Bay NERR, Scott Lerberg of the Chesapeake Bay NERR, and Robin Weber of the Narragansett Bay NERR. Changes in climate affect ecosystems directly and interact with current stressors to impact vital coastal [...]

By |April 27th, 2016|0 Comments

New report assesses the impacts of emerging threats on Gulf coast species and ecosystems

Contact: Christina Meister, christina_meister@fws.gov, (703) 358-2284 View/download the GCVA press release The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has released the Gulf Coast Vulnerability Assessment (GCVA), a comprehensive report that evaluates the effects of climate change, sea level rise and urbanization on four Gulf Coast ecosystems and 11 species that depend on them. The ecosystems are mangrove, [...]

By |December 2nd, 2015|Member Blog|Comments Off on New report assesses the impacts of emerging threats on Gulf coast species and ecosystems

New climate change and sea turtles project

Several years ago, the South Atlantic LCC funded a project to link long-term survey data for four species of sea turtle, three species of shorebird, five species of seabird, and two beach mouse species to maps of coastal sea-level rise vulnerability to understand the effects of sea-level rise on population viability and socioeconomic resources. I'm happy [...]

By |October 5th, 2015|Blueprint Staff Blog|Comments Off on New climate change and sea turtles project

Gulf Coast Vulnerability Assessment public draft review

COMMENT PERIOD OPEN UNTIL JULY 19, 2015 In 2012, the Gulf Coast Prairie, Gulf Coastal Plains & Ozarks, South Atlantic, and Peninsular Florida Landscape Conservation Cooperatives initiated the Gulf Coast Vulnerability Assessment (GCVA). The GCVA is the start of an iterative process to assess the vulnerability of the multitude of ecosystems and associated species they [...]

By |June 16th, 2015|Member Blog|Comments Off on Gulf Coast Vulnerability Assessment public draft review

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