Drought in the U.S. Caribbean: Fact Sheets (Page 1)

Drought in the U.S. Caribbean: Fact Sheets

Brianne Walsh, Nathan Miller, Kate Petersen ·
1 August 2019

In 2015, the National Climate Adaptation Science Center began working with each regional Climate Adaptation Science Center (CASC) to implement a network-wide initiative aimed at identifying what we know about the impacts of drought on ecosystems across the country. A key component of this initiative was the implementation of eight regional ecological drought workshops.


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Drought in the U.S. Affiliated Pacific Islands: Fact Sheets (Page 1)

Drought in the U.S. Affiliated Pacific Islands: Fact Sheets

Brianne Walsh, Nathan Miller, Kate Petersen ·
1 August 2019

In August 2018, the National Climate Adaptation Science Center, with support from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Integration and Application Network, U.S. Forest Service, and the Pacific Islands Climate Adaptation Science Center, held a two-day workshop to synthesize the impacts of drought on various sectors in the USAPI to address this need. Twenty-seven participants from government agencies and universities in the USAPI participated in the meeting.


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Healthy Rivers for All (Page 1)

Healthy Rivers for All

Brianne Walsh, Alexandra Fries, Heath Kelsey ·
29 January 2019

The world’s waters are threatened by a host of problems. Impacts from human activities like development and overuse are exacerbated by changes in climate and increased competition by different societal interests, putting vulnerable communities and ecosystems at risk. Creating a sustainable balance of water needs for both nature and people is challenging. It will require people that are competing for water resources to work together in new collaborations and partnerships.


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Healthy Rivers for All (Page 1)

Healthy Rivers for All

Brianne Walsh, Alexandra Fries, Simon Costanzo, Heath Kelsey, Bill Dennison ·
7 September 2018

The world’s waters are threatened by a host of problems. Impacts from human activities like development and overuse are exacerbated by changes in climate, and increased competition by different societal interests, putting vulnerable communities and ecosystems at risk. Creating a sustainable balance of water needs for both nature and people is challenging. It will require people that are competing for water resources to work together in new collaborations and partnerships.


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Belmont Forum booklet (Page 1)

Belmont Forum booklet

Alexandra Fries, Vanessa Vargas-Nguyen, Emily Nastase ·
16 November 2017

This booklet provides an overview on the Belmont Forum including its history and structure. Within the booklet you can learn about The Belmont Challenge and how to become a member. Readers can also learn about current and past projects as well as the current members and partners of the Belmont Forum.


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Tidal water quality indicator factsheets (Page 1)

Tidal water quality indicator factsheets

Caroline Donovan, Suzanne Spitzer, Alexandra Fries ·
18 April 2017

The Chesapeake Monitoring Cooperative (CMC), as part of the Indicator Effectiveness Matrix objective, produced 12 factsheets describing 14 tidal water quality indicators. These indicators are part of the CMC's tidal water quality Quality Assurance Project Plan and Method Manuals. The factsheets are intended for nontraditional and volunteer monitoring groups to include as part of their water quality monitoring programs as education materials for their volunteers.


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Yucatan State Coast (Page 1)

Yucatan State Coast

Heath Kelsey, Jane Hawkey ·
23 October 2016

The Yucatan coast of NE Mexico that borders the Gulf of Mexico supports a high biodiversity of plants and animals, as well as important fisheries and tourism activities. However, the region's rapid growth in terms of coastal development is putting immense pressure on these natural resources.


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From Science to Solutions (Page 1)

From Science to Solutions

Jeff Brown, Faerthen Felix, David White, Kathleen Wong, Ivar Babb, Rob Gropp, Jane Hawkey ·
1 November 2014

IAN helped create an OBFS/NAML publication, targeting legislators, government funding agencies, and educational institutions. The goal was to feature the scientific and social value of field stations, the need for their support, and their future plans for sustainability.


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More habitat means more fish (Page 1)

More habitat means more fish

Jane Thomas, Heath Kelsey, Bill Dennison ·
6 May 2013

Restoring and expanding coastal and estuarine habitat leads to increases in fish populations, which have a positive impact on the communities and the industries that depend on thriving and sustainable fisheries. This report makes a powerful case that investing in our nation’s coastlines and estuaries leads to healthy habitat and strong fisheries, which has a positive impact on the businesses and industries, both recreational and commercial, that need healthy fisheries to survive and thrive.


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