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CASC Presentations at the 2018 AGU Meeting

Are you attending the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting this year in D.C.? Don't miss these presentations from staff and partners from across the CASC network!

This year, from December 10-14, 2018, scientists from across the country will head to Washington, D.C. for "the largest and preeminent Earth and space science meeting in the world", the American Geophysical Union (AGU) annual Fall meeting. If you're heading that way, don't miss these presentations, sessions, and posters authored and organized by staff and partners from across the Climate Adaptation Science Center network! 

Monday, December 10, 2018

Science in the News: Innovative Research and Programs to Improve the Quality and Quantity of Science Journalism Posters (Poster A11J)
Author: Heidi Roop, Northwest CASC Strategic Communications Advisor
Monday, Dec. 10; 8:00am - 12:20pm

BRIDGE: a student-led effort to increase the diversity of speakers invited to campus (ED11A-03)
Author: Nigel Allen Golden, Northeast CASC University Fellow
Monday, Dec. 10; 8:22am - 8:30am

Differential geographic responses of hydroclimate and vegetation to climate change and 21st century aridity in California (Invited- GC12C-05)
Author: Glen M MacDonald, Southwest CASC University Affiliate
Monday, Dec. 10; 11:20am - 11:35am

The role of atmospheric rivers in precipitation regime change projected for western North America (GC12B-06)
Author: Alexander Gershunov, Southwest CASC University Affiliate
Monday, Dec. 10; 11:50am - 12:05pm

Revealing and Assessing Statistical Downscaling and Bias Correction Method Uncertainties (Poster H13U-2058)
Author: Keith W Dixon, South Central CASC University Researcher
Monday, Dec. 10; 1:40pm – 6:00pm

Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Drought and Drought Decisions I (PA14B)
Primary Convener: Aparna Bamzai, formerly North Central CASC
Conveners: Dennis S Ojima, formerly North Central CASC; Adam Wilke, North Central CASC
Chairs: Aparna Bamzai, Dennis S Ojima
Monday, Dec. 10; 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Who, what, where, why, and how? A typology of drought decision making in the north central United States (PA14B-02)
Authors: Tyler A. Beeton and Shannon McNeeley, formerly North Central CASC
Monday, Dec. 10; 4:10pm - 4:20pm

Balancing human and ecological needs in drought preparedness and response: a case from Montana's Upper Missouri Headwaters (Poster A14B-12)
Author: Amanda E Cravens, North Central CASC
Monday, Dec. 10; 5:50pm - 6:00pm

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Communication of Science: Practice, Research, and Reflection I (PA21A)
Author: Heidi Roop, Northwest CASC Strategic Communications Advisor
Tuesday, Dec. 11; 8:00am - 10:00am

Unexpected Expansion of Spruce and Fir Varies at Ecotones Across the Eastern US (B21B-07)
Author: Jane R Foster, Northeast CASC University Fellow
Tuesday, Dec. 11; 9:30am - 9:45am

Communication of Science: Practice, Research, and Reflection II eLightning (PA22C)
Author: Heidi Roop, Northwest CASC Strategic Communications Advisor
Tuesday, Dec. 11; 10:20am - 12:20am

Science to Action: Empowering Ecologists to Engage in the Process of Translation for Informed Environmental Decision-Making I eLightning (PA22D)
Authors: Carolyn Enquist, Southwest CASC; Gregg M Garfin, Southwest CASC University Director; Stephen T Jackson, Southwest CASC; Jeremy S Littell, Alaska CASC
Tuesday, Dec. 11; 10:20am - 12:20pm

Adaptive Management as structured Translational Ecology: A proposal and a case study from Puerto Rico (PA22D-02)
Author: Adam J Terando, Southeast CASC
Tuesday, Dec. 11; 10:24am - 10:27am

Translational Invasion Ecology (PA22D-10)
Author: Toni Lyn Morelli, Northeast CASC
Tuesday, Dec. 11; 10:48am - 10:51am

Achieving High Quality Data in Community-Based Water Quality Monitoring: Fulfilling Community & Scientific Objectives (PA22B-07)
Author: Ryan Toohey, Alaska CASC   
Tuesday, Dec. 11; 11:32am - 11:44am

Communication of Science: Practice, Research, and Reflection Posters (PA23E)
Author: Heidi Roop, Northwest CASC Strategic Communications Advisor
Tuesday, Dec. 11; 1:40pm - 6:00pm

Hydrological interactions of biogeochemical and active layer dynamics within a large-scale heterogeneous permafrost environment, the Yukon River Basin (B23C-05)
Author: Ryan Toohey, Alaska CASC
Tuesday, Dec. 11; 2:40pm - 2:55pm

Climate Science in the Fourth US National Climate Assessment (Invited- U24A-01)
Author: Katharine Hayhoe, South Central CASC University Researcher
Tuesday, Dec. 11; 4:10pm – 4:25pm

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Assessing climate risks and adaptation opportunities in the Southeast U.S. as part of the Fourth National Climate Assessment (PA31D-1168)
Authors: Adam J Terando, Southeast CASC; Aranzazu Lascurain, Southeast CASC University Affiliate
Wednesday, Dec. 12; 8:00am - 12:20pm

Improving the sub-seasonal to seasonal prediction of extreme precipitation events via co-production of knowledge (NH31C-0998)
Author: Paulina Ciwik, South Central CASC University Fellow
Wednesday, Dec. 12; 8:00am - 12:20pm

The Effects of Climate Change on Tick Habitat Suitability and Potential Transmission of Lyme Disease in the South Central U.S. (GH31B-1223)
Author: Quiana Casandra Berry, South Central CASC University Researcher
Wednesday, Dec. 12; 8:00am – 12:20pm

The impacts of climate change on ecosystems, ecosystem services, and biodiversity in the United States (Poster A31D-1156)
Authors: Sarah Weiskopf, Madeleine Anne Rubenstein, Shawn L Carter, National CASC; Toni Lyn Morelli, Michelle D Staudinger, Northeast CASC
Wednesday, Dec. 12; 8:00am - 12:20pm

Using Climate Science to Inform Decision-Making: Where, when and how can you make a difference? (Invited, U31A-04)
Author: Amy Snover, Northwest CASC University Director
Wednesday, Dec. 12; 8:45am - 9:00am

Atmospheric rivers and public health: observed links between extreme precipitation events and California’s coastal water quality (GH31A-05)
Authors: Rosana Aguilera, Southwest CASC Fellow; Alexander Gershunov, Southwest CASC University Affiliate
Wednesday, Dec. 12; 9:00am - 9:15am

Towards a global synthesis of land-surface fluxes for natural and human-altered watersheds using the low-dimensional Budyko framework (Invited- H33D-01)
Author: Dol Raj Chalise, Southeast CASC Fellow
Wednesday, Dec. 12; 1:40pm - 1:55pm

Assessing the climate science-policy interface in California: Are current models really mending the gap? (PA33E-1192)
Author: Glen M MacDonald, Southwest CASC University Affiliate
Wednesday, Dec. 12; 1:40pm - 6:00pm

Identifying a set of plausible GCMs for regional climate change studies. Case study: Northeastern U.S. (GC33J-1513)
Author: Alexander M Bryan, formerly Northeast CASC
Wednesday, Dec. 12; 1:40pm - 6:00pm

A Framework for Increasing the Value and Impact of Public Engagement Activities (ED33B-04)
Author: Heidi Roop, Northwest CASC Strategic Communications Advisor
Wednesday, Dec. 12; 2:25pm - 2:40pm

Understanding the cumulative effects of dams on regional streamflow dynamics (H33D-04)
Authors: Dol Raj Chalise, Southeast CASC Fellow
Wednesday, Dec. 12; 2:25pm - 2:40pm

Science to Action Beyond Partnerships: Creating, Scaling, and Sustaining Regional and Sector-Based Networks to Foster Knowledge Coproduction in Support of Climate Change Adaptation eLightning (PA34C)
Author: Amy Snover, Northwest CASC University Director
Wednesday, Dec. 12; 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Climate adaptation science in Alaska: evolution of a flexible collaborative network for responding to climate change (Poster A34C-07)
Authors: Jeremy S Littell, Ryan Toohey, Stephen T Gray, Scott T Rupp (University PI), Alaska CASC
Wednesday, Dec. 12; 4:48pm - 4:51pm

Data storage, dissemination, harvest and prioritization: Aggregating sites, needs and priorities from an ad-hoc network of stream temperature stakeholders (Poster A34C-11)
Author: Ryan Toohey, Alaska CASC  
Wednesday, Dec. 12; 5:00pm - 5:03pm

Sensitivity of maize yields to sub-seasonal rainfall distribution and extremes in the United States (GC34B-06)
Author: Corey Samuel Lesk, Northeast CASC University Fellow
Wednesday, Dec. 12; 5:15pm - 5:30pm

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Effects of dam purpose and degree of regulation on flow regime alteration over the continental United States (H41N-2298)
Author: Dol Raj Chalise, Southeast CASC Fellow
Thursday, Dec. 13; 8:00am

Droughts and Water Challenges in Changing Environments I
Author: Brad Udall, Southwest CASC University Affiliate
Thursday, Dec. 13; 8:00am - 10:00am

Helping Decision Makers Incorporate Climate Model Projections into their Future Planning (PA41D-1352)
Author: Derek H Rosendahl, South Central CASC University Researcher
Thursday, Dec. 13; 8:00am – 12:20pm

Interactive simulations and systems thinking to broaden pathways into climate change and sustainability (GH41A-1418)
Author: Karen McNeal, Southeast CASC Consortium PI, Auburn University
Thursday, Dec. 13; 8:00am - 12:20pm

Global trends in mangrove canopy height, biomass and carbon stocks (B41A-04)
Author: Victor H Rivera-Monroy, South Central CASC University Researcher
Thursday, Dec. 13; 8:45am – 9:00am

Ecological Drought: An Emerging Threat Across the United States (TT42B)
Authors: Shawn L Carter, Kate Malpeli, National CASC; Shelley Crausbay, North Central CASC Consortium PI
Thursday, Dec. 13; 10:50am - 11:20am

Drought in a Changing Climate: Connecting the Dots Between Scientists and Stakeholders (Invited- H42C-07)
Author: Katharine Hayhoe, South Central CASC University Researcher
Thursday, Dec. 13; 11:50am - 12:05pm

Drought Impacts and Management in Hawai‘i and the U.S.-Affiliated Pacific Islands: A Multi-Sector Synthesis (H42C-08)
Author: Abby G Frazier, Pacific Island CASC University Affiliate
Thursday, Dec. 13; 12:05pm - 12:20pm

Addressing SST Uncertainty for Future Precipitation Extremes within the Southeast and Caribbean US at Convective Permitting Scales (GC43J-1674)
Authors: Jared Bowden, Southeast CASC; Adam Terando, Jaime Collazo, USGS Research Ecologists
Thursday, Dec. 13, 1:40pm - 6:00pm

Building Better Graphs for Climate Change Communication: Evidence from Eye-tracking (ED43E-1277)
Author: Karen McNeal, Southeast CASC Consortium PI, Auburn University
Thursday, Dec. 13; 1:40pm - 6:00pm

Building a Cross-Dated Sea Surface Temperature Reconstruction for the Central Caribbean from Storm Deposit Corals (PP43C-1933)
Author: Kristine L DeLong, South Central CASC University Researcher
Thursday, Dec. 13; 1:40pm - 6:00pm

Communicating Global Change through Music: The Affect on Attendee Engagement, Conceptions, Perceptions, and Behaviors
Author: Lindsay Maudlin, Southeast CASC Fellow; Karen McNeal, Southeast CASC Consortium PI, Auburn University
Thursday, Dec. 13; 1:40pm - 6:00pm

Downscaled Precipitation Sensitivity to Gridded Observation Data and Downscaling Technique (GC43J-1675)
Author: Adrienne Wootten, South Central CASC University Researcher
Thursday, Dec. 13; 1:40pm – 6:00pm

Interpreting Uncertainty in Climate Models, Observations, and Large Data Sets to Better Inform Scientific Understanding in Geoscience Posters (Poster GC43J)
Author: Ambarish Karmalkar, Northeast CASC university fellow
Thursday, Dec. 13; 1:40pm - 6:00pm

Local Perspectives on ENSO Variability ~2300 BP and now: Evidence from two Short-Lived Intertidal Bivalves Mesodesma donacium and Donax obesulus (PP43D-1958)
Author: Jacob Warner, South Central CASC University Fellow
Thursday, Dec. 13; 1:40pm - 6:00pm

Perturbed parameters ensembles of idealized experiments to understand the impact of parametric uncertainty on model performance and response to climate change (GC43J-1668)
Author: Ambarish Karmalkar, Northeast CASC university fellow
Thursday, Dec. 13; 1:40pm - 6:00pm

Vulnerability of Subsistence Systems in the Face of Social and Environmental Change: A Case Study in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta, Alaska (GH43A-1458)
Author: Ryan Toohey, Alaska CASC   
Thursday, Dec. 13; 1:40pm - 6:00pm

Vulnerability, Residence Time, and Trade-offs Matter in Carbon Storage of California Salt Marshes (B43G-2941)
Author: Glen M MacDonald, Southwest CASC University Affiliate
Thursday, Dec. 13; 1:40pm - 6:00pm

Testing alternative ground-based cloud liquid water content measurement methods for estimating cloud water interception in tropical montane cloud forests (H43B-30)
Authors: Han Tsang, Pacific Island CASC Fellow; Tom Giambelluca, Pacific Island CASC University PI
Thursday, Dec. 13; 2:17pm - 2:20pm

Con Edison’s Climate Change Vulnerability Study: A Partnership between A Utility, Consulting Firm, and Academic Partnership (PA44A-09)
Author: Radley M. Horton, Northeast CASC University PI
Thursday, Dec. 13; 5:36pm - 5:48pm

Friday, December 14, 2018

Evaluating Fire Risk using the Keetch-Byram Drought Index (KBDI) in the Northeastern United States under Future Climate Scenarios (GC51E-0832)
Authors: Daniel Miller, Ambarish Karmalkar, Raymond S Bradley (University PI), Northeast CASC University Fellows
Friday, Dec. 14; 8:00am - 12:20pm

Modeling observed changes in forest tree species assemblages in response to forest management, disturbance and climate across the conterminous U.S. (B51J-2075)         
Author: Jennifer Costanza, Southeast CASC University Affiliate
Friday, Dec. 14; 8:00am - 12:20pm

Science to Assist with the 2020-2026 Colorado River Interim Guidelines Renegotiations (H52F-08)
Author: Brad Udall, Southwest CASC University Affiliate
Friday, Dec. 14; 10:20am - 12:20pm

The IPBES Assessment Process – Perspective from the U.S. Focal Point (Invited)
Author: Sarah Weiskopf, National CASC
Friday, Dec. 14; 12:41pm - 12:47pm

Optimizing wetland restoration to minimize phosphorous loading at a regional scale (H54G-01)
Author: Nitin Singh, Southeast CASC Fellow
Friday, Dec. 14; 4:00pm - 4:15pm