Reminder: Free Webinar on Climate Change, Community Resilience and Restoration in the Gulf, April 10 GOMURC is co-hosting a free webinar on Climate Change, Community Resilience, and Restoration in the Gulf of Mexico with the Environmental Law Institute and the four Gulf of Mexico Sea Grant programs. The webinar will be Friday, April 10, 2:00-4:00PM ET (1:00-3:00PM CT) and you can register here. Don’t Read More
In a new publication, Evidence of climate-driven ecosystem reorganization in the Gulf of Mexico, scientists reviewed over 100 indicators representing physical, biological, and economic aspects of the Gulf of Mexico and found that ecosystem-wide reorganization occurred. They also analyzed these shifts and their alignment with the Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation (AMO). They “provide an explanation for Read More
GOMURC is co-hosting a free webinar on Climate Change, Community Resilience, and Restoration in the Gulf of Mexico with the Environmental Law Institute and the four Gulf of Mexico Sea Grant programs. The webinar will be Friday, April 10, 2:00-4:00PM ET (1:00-3:00PM CT) and you can register here. For more details, see below: Many Read More
NOAA Coastal Services Center Sea Level Rise and Coastal Impacts viewer is a teaching and planning tool that shows predicted sea levels on coastal communities under different rise scenarios — http://www.csc.noaa.gov/digitalcoast/tools/slrviewer
House Committee on Science, Space and Technology hearing on IPCC report on May 29, 11a ET (webcast)– http://science.house.gov/hearing/full-committee-hearing-examining-un-intergovernmental-panel-climate-change-process. IPCC report is at http://www.ipcc.ch
House passed H.R. 2431: National Integrated Drought Information System Reauthorization Act of 2013, “a collaborative effort between numerous federal agencies and several state governments to provide a dynamic and accessible drought-risk information system.” House subcommittee news item at http://democrats.science.house.gov/press-release/house-passes-drought-research-legislation. Bill now goes to Senate.
NRC report reviews inter-agency ocean acidification plan, REVIEW OF THE FEDERAL OCEAN ACIDIFICATION, RESEARCH AND MONITORING PLAN, available at http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=17018&utm_medium=etmail&utm_source=The%20National%20Academies%20Press&utm_campaign=NAP+mail+new+01.15.13&utm_content=&utm_term=