Workshop

Global Environmental Change: Planning for an Effective US Assessment

calendar
Jul 29th, 1997 - Aug 7th, 1997
location
Aspen

This meeting engaged federal agencies and academics in exploring how to design a national assessment process that examines the vulnerabilities of the U.S. to climate change in terms of: its ecological systems, its major economic sectors, and its social infrastructure. Topics included: assessment of previous regional assessments, how to integrate regional stakeholder input, and how to consider different sectors with the overall goal of satisfying the US Global Change Act requirement for providing the nation with a comprehensive climate impact assessment.
Keywords: assessment; climate variability and change; policy

Agenda

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Day 1July 30, 1997

8:45 am Plans for a National Assessment

9:30 am Session 1: Reports from the Phase 1 Regional Workshop Leaders (1. Central Great Plains; 2. Alaska; 3. Southeast).

9:35 am Phase 1 Regional Workshop Report: Central Great Plains Region

2:00 pm Session 2: Phase I Reports (4. Northwest; 5. Southwest; 6. New England; 7. Middle Atlantic)

3:00 pm Phase 1 Regional Workshop Report: SouthWest Region

8:00 pm Session 3: Informal discussion with Dave Shriner and Roger Street

Organizers

William Easterling

Pennsylvania State University
Professor
starEvent Co-Chair

Michael MacCracken

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)
starEvent Co-Chair

Attendees

University of Alaska, Fairbanks
Associate Director
United States Department of Energy (DOE)
United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Senior Research Ecologist
White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP)
AAAS Fellow
Science and Policy Associates, Inc.
President and Founder
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Program Manager
Harvard University
Doctoral Candidate
Columbia University
Director
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Assistant Director
United States Department of Interior (DOI)
Executive Director, Interior Science Board
Columbia University
Vice Provost/Director
United States Department of Energy (DOE)
Program Manager
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Chief
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Deputy Director
Grabhorn Studio
Consultant
United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Assistant Director
University of Alabama
Vice President for Research
National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
Science Educator
Blair C. Henry, Esq.
Chair
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Director
United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Global Change Program Coordinator
University of Arizona
Professor
White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP)
University of Arizona
Coordinator
University of Washington
Professor
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Entomologist
United States Department of the Interior (DOI)
Alaska District Chief
The Florida State University
Professor & Director
Colorado State University (CSU)
Senior Research Scientist
Prescott College
Director
Florida State University
Research Project Coordinator
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Head, Physical Sciences Division
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Manager, Regional Applications
Utah State University
Associate Professor
University of New Hampshire
Associate Professor of Natural Resources
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
Research Staff Member
United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Director
University of North Dakota
Associate Dean

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