Science for Climate Change Adaptation: Enhancing Decision-Support Capability

Aug 5th, 2012 - Aug 10th, 2012

Adaptation to projected climate change impacts is increasingly being discussed alongside mitigation efforts. The overall goal of this workshop was to address the question of what is “adaptation science” and what research is needed to meet the information requirements for different types of adaptation challenges.

Keywords: adaptation; climate variability & change, climate impacts, vulnerability, risk assessment

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Day 1August 6, 2012

9:00 am Welcome

9:30 am Workshop Overview

12:15 pm Discussion

3:00 pm Discussion

4:45 pm Section 1 Discussion & Wrap


Gerald Meehl

National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
Senior Scientist
starEvent Co-Chair

Richard Moss

Princeton University
Research Scientist, Noblis and Non-resident Fellow, Andlinger Center
starEvent Co-Chair


United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC)
Climate Program Director
Climate Service Center
Carnegie Mellon University
University of Arizona
University of Maryland
University of Leeds
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
Laboratory Fellow
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Senior Climate Change Specialist
Columbia University
Senior Research Scientist
University of Arizona
National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
Arizona State University
University of Arizona
Director, Center for Climate Adaptation Science and Solutions (CCASS)
National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP)
Chief, Development Branch, Climate Prediction Center
University of Michigan
University of Arizona
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Chief, Climate and Health Program
Susanne Moser Research & Consulting
Director and Principal Researcher
Oregon State University
Director/Associate Dean
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Senior Scientist
Stratus Consulting Inc
National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
United States Global Change Research Program (USGCRP)
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
Corporate Research Fellow

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