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Drought, Water Extremes and Infrastructure

  • 02/07/2017 -
    2:00pm to 3:30pm
      Webinar on how researchers and resource managers are assessing and addressing the impacts of drought and water challenges on facilities, dam, roads, and other infrastructure.  Agenda: Webinar Moderator - Karen Dante-Wood (Climate Change Specialist - Natural Resources and Climate Change, Office of Sustainability and Climate Change) 2:00 Introductions - Cynthia West (Director, Office of...

Improving climate-adaptation planning for coastal communities: local planning informed by regional hazard exposure analysis

  • 02/08/2017 - 3:30pm
      This NE CSC presentation will summarize (a) efforts of the National Wildlife Federation to support community-based, climate adaptation planning in the Great Marsh Region, MA, and (b) a complementary U.S. Geological Survey analysis of community exposure in this area to coastal-inundation hazards associated with sea level rise and storm scenarios. Community exposure was characterized by...