Presentations from the April 8th Climate Change Symposium :

 

KEYNOTE


Climate Change Impacts on the Pacific Northwest
(pdf)
Tom Ackerman
Professor - Department of Atmospheric Sciences
Director - Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean

 

BUILT ENVIRONMENT


Climate Change & Water Supply in the Nooksack Basin
(pdf)
Stephan Jilk, Manager - Public Utility District No. 1 of Whatcom County


Climate Adaptation: City of Bellingham - Water Supply
(pdf)
Clare Fogelsong, Environmental Resources Manager - City of Bellingham


Modeling the effects of climate change forecasts on streamflow in Nooksack River basin
(pdf)
Susan Dickerson, Geologist - Landau Associates


Urban Drainage & Sea Level Rise: Adapting Seattle
(pdf)
James Rufo Hill, Climate Adaptation Specialist -Seattle Public Utilities Climate and Sustainability Group

 

FOOD SECURITY


Adapting to Climate Change: A Food Systems Perspective
(pdf)
Laura Leigh Ridenour, Food & Farming Manager - Sustainable Connections


Whatcom County Agriculture
(pdf)
Chris Benedict, Agriculture Educator - WSU Whatcom County Extension


Climate Friendly Farming: Challenges and Opportunities for Whatcom Agriculture
(pdf)
Dr. Chad Kruger, Director - WSU Center for Sustaining Agriculture & Natural Resources


The Seafood We Eat: How Will Climate Change Affect It?
(pdf)
Pete Granger, Program Leader of Marine Advisory Services - Washington Sea Grant Program

 

FOREST RESOURCES


Climate Change Effects on Tree Growth, Vegetation Distributions and Fire
(pdf)
Crystal Raymond, Research Biologist - USFS Pacific Northwest Research Station


Adapting to Climate Change and Forest Health (pdf)
Karen Ripley, Forest Health Program Manager - Washington Department of Natural Resources


Invasive Plants and Climate Change (pdf)
Laurel Baldwin, Manager - Whatcom County Noxious Weed Board

 

WATER RESOURCES


Coastal Water Quality and Climate Change
(pdf)
Dr. Jude Apple, Marine Ecologist - Shannon Point Marine Center, Western Washington University


Ocean Acidification & Shellfish (pdf)
Bill Dewey, Public Policy and Communication Director - Taylor Shellfish Farms


The Impacts of Climate Change on Washington’s Aquatic Habitats (pdf)
Ingrid Tohver, Research Scientist - UW Climate Impacts Group