The NE CSC will be continuing our webinar series for the spring semester under the theme, "Extreme Events and Climate Change: Adapting to an Uncertain Future". We'll be hosting
6 speakers who will cover topics ranging from sea level rise, hurricane risk, sustainable forestry, and the impacts of extreme events on breeding birds. Participants are encouraged to bring questions for discussion. Please join us for these interdisciplinary presentations and discussions!
Webinars will take place on Wednesdays at 3:30pm Eastern Time:
- February 12 - Robert Thieler, USGS Woods Hole, “Sea-level Rise, Coastal Change, and Decision Making in an Uncertain Future”
- February 26 - Jonathan Woodruff, UMass Amherst, “Why Was Hurricane Sandy So Damaging? Sea-level Rise and Geomorphic Dominance on Storm Impacts”
- March 12 - Kerry Emanuel, MIT, “Hurricanes and Hurricane Risk in a Changing Climate”
- March 26 - Maria Janowiak, NIACS, “Sustaining Forests in the Face of Uncertainty”
- April 9 - Brooke Bateman and Andy Allstadt, Univ. Wisconsin, "Relevance of Extreme Events for Breeding Birds: Coping with Extreme Weather and Climate Change"
- April 23 - Keith Nislow, UMass Amherst, "Extreme Climate Events and Species Population Dynamics: Overriding Influence or Not Such a Big Deal?"
To view the video archives from last semester's series, visit: http://necsc.umass.edu/webinars/archives