[pccgrads] 2019 Northwest Climate Conference Abstract Submission Open

Arielle Catalano a.j.catalano at pdx.edu
Thu May 2 07:24:00 PDT 2019


Hello,


You are receiving this email as you have previously attended or expressed
interest in this conference. We are pleased to announce the call for
abstracts for the 10th Annual Northwest Climate conference, to be held in
Portland, Oregon October 8-10, 2019 at the Sentinel Hotel. (
https://www.nwclimateconference.org/). We invite you and your colleagues to
submit abstracts for oral presentations, poster presentations, and special
sessions. *Abstracts are due *Friday, June 7th, 2019.

The Northwest Climate Conference provides a unique opportunity to learn
from and connect with a diverse community of experts fostering a more
climate resilient Northwest. The event brings together practitioners,
scientists, tribal communities, and decision-makers to share knowledge,
ideas, and best practices related to climate change science, impacts, and
adaptation in the Pacific Northwest. Topics include drought, wildfire,
extreme events, coastal flooding, human and ecosystem health, and
resiliency planning.

Submissions are requested for a range of topics focused on climate science,
impacts, 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 approachable for a
wide audience on topics of broad interest. Potential topic areas include:


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Agriculture
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Aquatic ecosystems
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Climate variability and change in the Northwest
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Climate dynamics in the Northwest
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Coastal systems and shoreline management
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Collaboration and co-production of decision-relevant research
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Climate communications, engagement, and education
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Economics
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Equity and climate justice
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Extreme events (e.g., drought, floods, wildfire)
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Forests and forest ecosystems
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Integrating climate adaptation and hazard mitigation planning
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Intersections between adaptation and mitigation
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Human health
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Hydrology and water resources
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Infrastructure and the built environment
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Insurance, security and risk management
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Land use and community planning
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Nearshore and marine ecosystems
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Terrestrial ecosystems
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Tribal communities
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Working across organizational or sectoral boundaries
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Other topics (please specify)


Click here <https://www.nwclimateconference.org/abstracts.html> to submit
an abstract.



--
Arielle J. Catalano, Ph.D.
Research Assistant, Climate Science Lab
Department of Geography
Portland State University
Portland, OR 97207
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