Symposium at SCB North America Congress: Tools for Planning for Climate Change in Coastal and Marine Ecosystems

Submitted by sdcarr on Tue, 06/12/2012 - 9:38am
Tuesday, July 17, 2012

The "Tools for Planning for Climate Change in Coastal and Marine Ecosystems" Symposium (Symposium 27) will be held as part fo the Society for Conservation Biology North American Congress in Oakland, California, on Tuesday, July 17. It will be held from 11 am to 1 pm. Scheduled talks are:

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

The Climate Adaptation Knowledge Exchange (CAKE): Your Online Adaptation Destination   (ID: 153)
Jessica Hitt, EcoAdapt
Rachel Gregg
Lara Hansen, EcoAdapt
Jennie Hoffman  

11:15 AM - 11:30 AM

What’s out there? An overview and analysis of available tools for tools for climate change vulnerability assessment and adaptation planning   (ID: 8)
Sarah Carr
John Rozum, NatureServe/NOAA Coastal Svc Center
Patrick Crist, NatureServe  

11:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Assessing Vulnerabilities Using the Roadmap for Adapting to Coastal Risk   (ID: 307)
Gwen Shaughnessy, I.M. Systems Group for NOAA Coastal Services Center (United States)  

11:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Managing Local Climate Adaptation Planning with ICLEI's ADAPT Tool   (ID: 418)
Brian Holland, ICLEI USA  

12:00 PM - 12:15 PM

A Toolkit Approach to Integrated Climate Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation Planning   (ID: 59)
Patrick Crist, NatureServe  

12:15 PM - 12:30 PM

An Extendable System for Climate Change and Ecosystem Impact Evaluation   (ID: 321)
Peter Urich, CLIMsystems Ltd
Yinpeng Li, CLIMsystems Ltd  

12:30 PM - 12:45 PM

InVEST in climate change planning: Advancements in ecosystem service models for informing vulnerability assessments and adaptation strategies   (ID: 387)
Katie Arkema, The Natural Capital Project, Stanford University
Suzanne Langridge, Natural Capital Project
Greg Guannel
Gregg Verutes
Anne Guerry, The Natural Capital Project, Stanford University  

12:45 PM - 1:00 PM

Our Coast Our Future: A decision support system for assessing the vulnerability of San Francisco Bay Area shorelines to climate change   (ID: 280)
Sam Veloz
Grant Ballard, PRBO Conservation Science
Patrick Barnard, USGS
Kelley Higgason, Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary
Marina Psaros, San Francisco Bay NERR
Thomas Fonseca, PRBO Conservation Science
Julian Wood, PRBO Conservation Science

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