Call for Abstracts is now open for The Eighth Annual Northwest Climate Conference

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The Eighth Annual Northwest Climate Conference
Working Together to Build a Resilient Northwest
October 10-11, 2017
Tacoma Convention Center | Tacoma, WA http://pnwclimateconference.org/

The call for abstracts for the 8th Annual Northwest Climate Conference – Working Together to Build a Resilient Northwest. You can now submit abstracts for special sessions, oral presentations, and posters. The due date for abstracts is Monday, June 12, 2017.

Submissions are requested for a range of topics focused on climate and adaptation. Presentations and special sessions that connect science to management decisions and implementation of adaptation actions are strongly encouraged. Emphasis is on talks that are comprehensible to a wide audience on topics of broad interest. Potential topic areas include:

  • regional climate variability and change
  • extreme events (e.g., drought, floods, wildfire)
  • aquatic ecosystems: impacts and adaptation
  • hydrology and water resources: impacts and adaptation
  • forests and forest ecosystems: impacts and adaptation
  • agriculture: impacts and adaptation
  • nearshore and marine ecosystems: impacts and adaptation
  • terrestrial ecosystems: impacts and adaptation
  • coastal issues and shoreline management
  • hazard mitigation planning
  • infrastructure and the built environment: impacts and adaptation
  • tribal communities: impacts and adaptation
  • equity and climate justice
  • climate and human health
  • the economics of adaptation (e.g., costs of inaction, benefits of adaptation)
  • insurance and climate impacts
  • communicating climate risks
  • collaboration and co-production of decision-relevant research
  • working across organizational or sectoral boundaries

To submit an abstract, go to the Conference’s abstract submission page.

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