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Great Plains Town Hall Meeting on the National Climate Assessment Report

Event Detail
Date: Monday, February 4th
Time: 8:30 am-4:00 pm
Description:

A primary goal for the National Climate Assessment is to establish permanent assessment capacity both inside and outside of the federal government. Building on two previous National Climate Assessment Reports (2000 and 2009), the US Global Change Research Program has established the National Climate Assessment as an ongoing process that engages people and organizations across the country in creating and maintaining the information infrastructure needed to conduct sustained assessments that improve our country’s ability to understand, anticipate, and respond to climate change impacts and vulnerabilities.

Agenda for the Event
8:30 Check-in
8:45 Welcome
9:00 Review of Purpose of Meeting and Background on the National Climate Assessment (NCA)
9:30 Draft Findings from the Third NCA Report
11:30 The Sustained Assessment Process: How can the NCA continue into the future?
12:00 Lunch break
1:00 Panel Session: Building Assessment Capacity in the Great Plains
2:00 Small Group Discussions
3:30 Synthesis Speaker
3:50 Final Wrap-up
4:00 Adjourn

The registration link is available below.

Website: http://www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=1156555
Location: Room: 107 (Auditorium)
HARDIN HALL
Additional Info: HARH

Directions: Hardin Hall is located on the northeast corner of 33rd and Holdrege Streets

Contact:
Don Wilhite
402-472-4270
dwilhite2@unl.edu

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