February 2016 Events Roundup

February 2016 Events 

9-11 Feb 2016: 2016 Social Coast Forum: Social Science for Coastal Decision-Making. Charleston, South Carolina. Learn more.

16-17 Feb 2016: The University of Florida Water Institute is holding its’ 5th Symposium on trends, cycles and extreme events that pose significant challenges to sustainable management of water resources Learn more.

17-18 Feb 2016: The Association of Climate Change Officers is hosting a Climate Fundamentals Workshop in Washington DC. Learn more.

18 Feb 2016: The Security and Sustainability forum are hosting a webinar on global governance in the face of non-traditional risks. This webinar will explore how governance will be affected by climate, as well as ways institutions can react to climate risk that will strengthen their resilience, and enhance international cooperation. Learn more.

18-20 Feb 2016: Coastal Nature, Coastal Culture: Environmental Histories of the Georgia Coast. Learn more.

Items of Interest 

NOAA scientists confirmed that 2015 set a new record for warmest average surface temperature on planet Earth. Learn more. 

Are you a graduate student interested in how our ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources are affected by national policy decisions? Be sure to apply for the John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship. The application deadline to your state Sea Grant program is Feburary 12th, 2016. Learn more about the fellowship and visit your state Sea Grant website for application specific details.

NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI), the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP), and the Climate Program Office have announced the completion of the public archive for monthly and seasonal forecasts. This dataset is a critical resource for advancing drought and water resources research, and for experimenting and developing new prediction systems to help the nation cope with seasonal conditions. Learn more here or look directly at NOMAD datasets.

Upcoming Events

 10-12 March: Southeastern Estuarine Research Society (SEERS).  Learn more.  

 17-18 March: NC Water Resources Research Institute Annual Conference. Learn more.

4-6 April: Local Solutions: Eastern Regional Climate Preparedness Conference. Baltimore, MD.  Learn more

12-13 April: South Atlantic Living Shorelines Summit. Jacksonville, FL. Learn more.

13-15 April: Building Adaptive Capacity in the Southeast and Caribbean through a Climate Community of Practice: SEC CCoP Member Workshop, Tybee Island, GA. Learn more.

18-22 April: 6th National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration (NCER). Coral Springs, FL.  Learn more

18-22 July: Mangroves and Macrobenthos Meeting. St. Augustine, FL.Learn more


Is there anything you’d like us to share?
E-mail Amanda Brennan at abrennan@sc.edu if there is a news item or event you would like to share with fellow SEC CCoP members in future editions of the monthly roundup.

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