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Adaptation Past Events

The National Climate Assessment: Actionable Science for Natural Systems webinar

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

The third National Climate Assessment (NCA) report, released May 6, 2014, is the most comprehensive look at climate change impacts in the United States to date. Based on years of work by hundreds of diverse experts, the NCA ( confirms that climate change is affecting us – and the natural resources we rely on – right now. Join authors of NCA chapters on Ecosystems, Forests, and Adaptation together with representatives from the U.S.

NC CSC Monthly Check-In

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

March 25th: Climate Change Adaptation framework of the Southwest Colorado NC CSC project - Carina Wyborn

In order to coordinate between the funded projects, staff, and wider University Consortium members, the NC CSC will be conducting a monthly “check in” webex conference call.  These will start in January 2014. The plan is to conduct these through June 2014 and then evaluate their effectiveness and frequency.

These calls will take place the fourth Tuesday of the month at 11:00am Mountain Time.

Adaptation Working Group Webinar

Friday, March 14, 2014 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Utilizing a collaborative workspace to improve the utility of species distribution modeling for land management decisions.  -- Presented by NCCSC postdoc, Brian Miller

Jeff Morisette, Tracy Holcombe, Catherine Jarnevich, Sunil Kumar, Brian Miller, Colin Talbert, Marian Talbert

Adaptation Working Group Webinar

Friday, February 28, 2014 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

"USDA Forest Service Perspectives on Forest Management in a Changing Climate"

Jamie Laatsch, Utah State University and Zhao Ma, Purdue University


HDCC Rio Grande Pilot

Friday, January 17, 2014 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Interagency Collaborative on the Human Dimensions of Climate Change

Rudy Schuster and Kyle Poorman

Title: Interagency Collaborative on the Human Dimenstions of Climate Change

Southwest Colorado SECR

Friday, November 15, 2013 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Shannon McNeeley

North Central Adaptation Forum

Friday, April 5, 2013 - 2:00pm to 5:30pm

Colorado State University

Fort Collins, CO


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National Adaptation Forum

Tuesday, April 2, 2013 - 7:30am to Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 7:30am

Shannon McNeeley participated in the 2013 National Adaptation Forum.  

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Assessing Socioeconomic Planning Needs (ASPN)

Friday, March 1, 2013 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

ASPN is a web-based software tool created by the Policy Analysis and Science Assistance branch within the U.S. Geological Survey in collaboration with multiple federal agencies, including the Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the U.S. Forest Service. ASPN provides a consistent framework for identifying and evaluating the nature and extent of potential social and economic issues specific to federal land management planning needs by leading the user through a structured set of sequential context-sensitive questions.

Olga Wilhelmi

Friday, February 22, 2013 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Title: Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation: Two Examples of Conceptual Frameworks

Abstract: I will present two examples of Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation frameworks, developed at the National Center for Atmospheric Research.