Ecosystem Services Preservation As a Strategy for Climate Change Adaptation

Wednesday, 17 December 2014: 10:20 AM-12:20 PM
Primary Convener:  Charles J Vorosmarty, CCNY-Environ Crossroads Initi, New York, NY, United States
Co-conveners:  Kathy A Hibbard, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Atmospheric Sciences & Global Change, Richland, WA, United States, Anthony Janetos, Boston University, The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, Boston, MA, United States and Bernice Rosenzweig, CUNY Environmental Crossroads, New York, NY, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

10:20 AM
Coastal Adaptation and Ecological Engineering
So-Min Cheong, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, United States
10:40 AM
How Can a Little Shrimp Do so Much Damage?: Ecosystem Service Losses Associated with Land Cover Change in Mangroves
J Boone Kauffman and Rupesh Kumar Bhomia, Oregon State University, Fisheries and Wildlife, Corvallis, OR, United States
11:00 AM
EnviroAtlas: A Spatially Explicit Tool Combining Climate Change Scenarios with Ecosystem Services Indicators
Anne Carolyn Neale, Brian R Pickard, Mehaffey Megan and Jeremy Baynes, Environmental Protection Agency Research Triangle Park, Research Triangle Park, NC, United States
11:20 AM
Economic valuation of flood mitigation services: A case study from the Otter Creek, VT.
Taylor Ricketts1, Gillian L Galford1, Keri L Bryan1, Jarlath ONeil-Dunne1 and Stephen Polasky2, (1)University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, United States, (2)University of Minnesota Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN, United States
11:40 AM
Incorporating Natural Capital into Climate Adaptation Planning: Exploring the Role of Habitat in Increasing Coastal Resilience
Lisa Wedding1, Eric Henry Hartge1, Greg Guannel2, Molly Melius1, Sarah M Reiter1, Mary Ruckelshaus2, Anne Guerry2 and Margaret Caldwell1, (1)Center for Ocean Solutions, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment, Stanford, CA, United States, (2)Natural Capital Project, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment, Stanford, CA, United States
12:00 PM
Opportunities to Improve Urban and Ecosystem Adaptation to Climate Change Through Conservation of Green Space.
Nicole E Heller, Dwight Center for Conservation Science, Pepperwood Preserve, Santa Rosa, CA, United States
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