NECSC Colloquium Webinars

Video Title
"Sustaining Forests in the Face of Uncertainty"
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 3:30pm
Maria Janowiak, NIACS

There is rapidly-growing interest in adapting forest ecosystems to changing and uncertain future...

"Hurricanes and Hurricane Risk in a Changing Climate"
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 3:30pm
Kerry Emanuel, MIT

In this talk, Dr. Emanuel will review hurricanes and the various kinds of hazards they present...

"Why Was Hurricane Sandy So Damaging? Sea-Level Rise and Geomorphic Dominance on Storm Impacts"
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 3:30pm
Jonathan Woodruff, UMass Amherst

In this talk, Dr. Woodruff will discuss how changes in storm climatology, relative sea level...

"Sea-level Rise, Coastal Change, and Decision Making in an Uncertain Future"
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 3:30pm
Robert Thieler, USGS

Assessing the potential vulnerability of the coastal zone to sea-level rise (SLR) requires...

"Paleo perspectives on climate extremes"
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 3:30pm
Raymond Bradley, UMass Amherst

Extreme events and their impacts are of critical importance for society.  Instrumental records...

"Conservation in the face of climate change: How can decision makers use the best available science in preparation for extreme events?"
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - 3:30pm
Michael Runge, USGS

Extreme events are a form of uncertainty.  They are rare, we don’t know when they will happen,...

"Recognizing Resilience: Understanding community based responses to acute and chronic disturbance"
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 - 3:30pm
Erika Svendsen, US Forest Service

In order to fill critical gaps in our understanding of social and environmental change, this...

"Climate adaptation in the Great Lakes region: Application of networks of boundary organizations"
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 3:30pm
Maria Carmen Lemos and Dan Brown, GLISA

The Great Lakes region is already seeing the effects of climate change through warmer air and...

"The New Communication Climate: Exploring how fast-evolving information pathways and platforms can limit losses where people live in harm's way"
Monday, September 23, 2013 - 3:30pm
Andrew Revkin, The New York Times

Andrew Revkin has covered science and the environment for 30 years in newspapers, magazines,...

"Determining Landscape Connectivity and Climate Change Refugia Across the Sierra Nevada"
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 - 3:00pm
Dr. Toni Lyn Morelli, Program Manager, NE CSC

Speakers: Toni Lyn Morelli and Sean P. Maher, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of...


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