Federal Climate Data and Tools for Use in Climate Adaptation Decision Making
Thursday, February 15 • 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Eastern Time

The US government provides a myriad of resources on climate science, climate change impacts, and adaptation options. This webinar will provide a look at the primary reports, tools and resources and how they can be used to provide the data needed to better assess the impact of climate change.
The presentation will delve into the four key climate change resources available and the most useful data available in each.
•        2017 Climate Science Special Report
•        Upcoming 2018 National Climate Assessment and 2014 National Climate Assessment
•        2016 Climate Change & Human Health Report
•        NOAA’s Climate Resilience Toolkit
$99 Member; $149 Nonmember

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Dr. Fred Lipschultz, Senior Scientist Contractor, National Coordinating Office, U.S. Global Change Research Program
Dr. Fred Lipschultz is a Senior Scientist Contractor at the National Coordinating Office of the U.S. Global Change Research Program, a collaboration of 13 federal agencies to build a knowledge base that informs human responses to climate and global change through coordinated and integrated Federal programs of research, education, communication, and decision support.  His responsibilities include coordinating all aspects of the regional climate assessment across the nation, including provision of relevant climate information and necessary coordination across the federal government. 

Michele Gehring, P.E.,
Principal, Coterie Environmental

Ms. Gehring has spent her entire career in the combustion industry with projects involving a variety of processes, such as hazardous waste incineration and thermal treatment of energetics and explosives.  She performs engineering studies, assists with system troubleshooting and prove-out, and develops permit-related materials for clients.  Ms. Gehring has served on the International Board of Directors since 2015 and is currently President-Elect of the Association.  On the local level, Michele is an active participant in the Delaware Valley Chapter and the Mid-Atlantic States Section. 


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