Key Challenges in Climate Adaptation: Communication, Data-Intensive Approaches to Interdisciplinary Collaboration, and Long-Range Forecasting of Seasonal Transitions II Posters

Friday, 19 December 2014: 1:40 PM-6:00 PM
Chairs:  John Kotcher1, Aaron Pina2, Toby Ault3 and Karen Akerlof1, (1)George Mason University Fairfax, Fairfax, VA, United States(2)Colorado State University Department of Atmospheric Science, Fort Collins, CO, United States(3)Cornell University, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Science, Ithaca, NY, United States
Primary Conveners:  Kristin Timm, Scenarios Network for Alaska and Arctic Planning (SNAP), Fairbanks, AK, United States
Co-conveners:  Julio L Betancourt, U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA, United States and Brian Wee, National Ecological Observatory Network, Boulder, CO, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Gregory J McCabe Jr, USGS, National Research Program, Lakewood, CO, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

A Study of Springtime Subseasonal Predictability
Matthew Newman, University of Colorado at Boulder, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, Boulder, CO, United States; NOAA/ESRL/PSD, Boulder, CO, United States
Lengthening Spring Season in Southwestern North America
David S Gutzler, Univ New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, United States
Growing Degree Vegetation Production Index (GDVPI): A Novel and Data-Driven Approach to Delimit Season Cycles
William D Graham, NASA, Stennis Space Center, MS, United States, Joseph Spruce, Computer Sciences Corporation, Stennis Space Center, MS, United States, Kenton W Ross, NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA, United States, Jerry Gasser, Naval Research Lab Stennis Space Center, Stennis Space Center, MS, United States and Nancy Grulke, US Forest Service Prineville, Prineville, OR, United States
Towards NOAA Forecasts of Permafrost Active Layer Thickness
Rachael Grace Jonassen1, Fiona M.C. Horsfall2, Elchin E Jafarov3, Marina M Livezey2 and Kevin M Schaefer4, (1)George Washington University, Washington, DC, United States, (2)NOAA Washington DC, Washington, DC, United States, (3)National Snow and Ice Data Center, Boulder, CO, United States, (4)University of Colorado, National Snow and Ice Data Center, Boulder, CO, United States
Sustainability Indicators for Coupled Human-Earth Systems
Safa Motesharrei, University of Maryland College Park, College Park, MD, United States; National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC), Annapolis, MD, United States, Jorge R Rivas, University of Minnesota Twin Cities, Political Science, Minneapolis, MN, United States and Eugenia Kalnay, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, United States
Cover crops as a gateway to greater conservation in Iowa?: Integrating crop models, field trials, economics and farmer perspectives regarding soil resilience in light of climate change
Gabrielle Elan Roesch-McNally, Andrea Basche, John Tyndall, J. Gordon Arbuckle, Fernando Miguez and Troy Bowman, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, United States
Data-Driven Synthesis for Investigating Food Systems Resilience to Climate Change
Nicholas R Magliocca, Drew Hart, Kelly L Hondula, Ian Munoz, Mary Shelley and Mike Smorul, Organization Not Listed, Annapolis, MD, United States
Selection bias in species distribution models: An econometric approach on forest trees based on structural modeling
Nicolas K. Martin-StPaul1, Jean-Sauveur Ay2, Joannès Guillemot1, Luc Doyen3 and Paul Leadley1, (1)Université Paris-Sud, Laboratoire Ecologie, Systematique, Evolution, Orsay, France, (2)INRA UMR Economie Publique, Paris, France, (3)CNRS-GREThA-Université Montesquieu, Bordeau, France
Communicating Climate Change in the Agricultural Sector: Insights from Surveys and Interviews with Agricultural Advisors in the Midwestern United States
Linda Stalker Prokopy, Stuart Carlton and Mike Dunn, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, United States
Communicating for Climate Change Adaptation: Lessons from a Case Study with Nature-Based Tour Operators
Kristin Timm1, Elena B Sparrow2, Erin C Pettit3, Sarah Fleisher Trainor2 and Karen Taylor3, (1)Scenarios Network for Alaska and Arctic Planning (SNAP), Fairbanks, AK, United States, (2)University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK, United States, (3)University of Alaska Fairbanks, Anchorage, AK, United States
Using Storytelling to Communicate Science to the Public
John Calderazzo, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, United States
From Researchers to Teachers to Students: Capturing the Ripple Effect of Climate Change Science Experience and Communication
Sarah Bartholow1, Janet Warburton1 and Angela Larson2, (1)ARCUS, Fairbanks, AK, United States, (2)Goldstream Group, Fairbanks, AK, United States
Improving Climate Communication through Comprehensive Linguistic Analyses Using Computational Tools
Timothy M Gann and Teenie Matlock, University of California Merced, Merced, CA, United States
Assessing the Use of Metaphors to Facilitate and Improve the Effectiveness of Climate Change Communication
Jenell Walsh-Thomas and Edward Maibach, George Mason University Fairfax, Fairfax, VA, United States
Using the Psychology of Language to Effectively Communicate Actionable Science
Jenney M. Hall, Organization Not Listed, Washington, DC, United States