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December 29, 2015

Integration and Application Network in 2015: The year in review

The Integration and Application Network (IAN) had an amazing year in 2015. IAN Press produced 33 products, 78 blogs were posted by 13 different IAN staff and by the 15 graduate students in the Science for Environmental Management course, and IAN staff were in various media reports 109 times. The IAN Facebook page posted 582 […]

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December 22, 2015

From the mountains to the prairies—discussing ecological drought in the North Central United States

In December, Simon Costanzo, Bill Dennison, and I traveled to Fort Collins, Colorado for a workshop on ecological drought – part of an ongoing project with the USGS National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center. This was the second in a series of eight workshops to be held at each of the nation’s eight Climate […]

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December 15, 2015

Viewing data on a VisWall and in an immersive dome in Fort Collins, Colorado

Jeff Morisette, Director of the North Central Climate Science Center, provided us with two amazing opportunities following our workshop on climate issues in the North Central region of the United States. First, we were treated to demonstrations of the VisWall, a bank of 24 computer monitors run by a series of networked computers. The VisWall […]

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December 8, 2015

Know the connection, know your coast: Coastal Georgia’s first ecosystem report card

The Coastal Georgia Ecosystem Report Card was released November 13th, in Brunswick, Georgia. Heath Kelsey and I traveled to Georgia for the release event, which included both a media talk and a more detailed technical talk on the report card results. The director of Georgia DNR’s Coastal Resources Division, Spud Woodward, gave an overview talk […]

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