Global Change Seminars
Intergenerational Learning: How Children are Changing Past Generations’ Environmental Perceptions
This seminar was hosted by our 2020 - 2021 cohort of Global Change Fellows on April 13, 2021. Panelists include Dr. Danielle Lawson (Penn State Univ.), Dr. Kathryn Stevenson (NCSU), Dr. K.C. Busch (NCSU), and Mrs. Norma Ortiz (Indigenous grandmother). The discussion was moderated by Kathryn Jewell and facilitated by Hemant Kumar, Kate Gorman, and Justine Neville.
Environmental Justice in North Carolina: Then, Now and the Future
This seminar was hosted by our 2020 - 2021 cohort of Global Change Fellows on March 2, 2021. Panelists include Dr. Louie Rivers III (NCSU), Deja Perkins (Crowd the Tap), Dr. Madhusudan Katti (NCSU), and Autumn Locklear (NC Dept. of Health and Human Services). The discussion was moderated by Justine Neville and facilitated by Hemant Kumar, Kate Gorman, and Kathryn Jewell.
Disaster Recovery During a Global Pandemic
This seminar was hosted by our 2020 - 2021 cohort of Global Change Fellows on November 5, 2020. Panelists include Dr. Kristin Ludwig (USGS), Dr. Amanda Martin (NC Office of Recovery and Resiliency), Dr. Pablo Méndez Lázaro (University of Puerto Rico), and Prof. Andy Fox (NCSU). The discussion was moderated by Global Change Fellows, Greta Easthom and Jin Bai.
Climate Policies and COVID-19
This seminar was hosted by our 2020 - 2021 cohort of Global Change Fellows on October 22, 2020. Panelists include Dr. Chris Weaver (Physical Scientist, U.S. EPA), Andrew Freedman (Editor, Washington Post), and Dr. Christopher Galik (Associate Professor, Department of Public Administration, NCSU) The discussion was moderated by Global Change Fellows, Megan Johnson and Greta Easthom.
Adaptation to Global Change in Urban Environments
This seminar was hosted by our 2019 - 2020 cohort of Global Change Fellows on April 9, 2020. Dr. Gavin Smith, PhD, AICP from the NCSU Department of Landscape Architecture was the featured speaker for this presentation. The discussion was moderated by Global Change Fellow, Sam Flake.
Faith and Reasoning in Climate Change Views
This seminar was hosted by our 2019-2020 cohort of Global Change Fellows on March 5, 2020. Panelists include Dr. K.C. Busch (Assistant Professor, NC State Department of Education) and Reverend Susannah Tuttle (Director, NC Interfaith Power and Light). The discussion was moderated by Global Change Fellow, Rachel Sussman.
Fire: Connecting Science, Management, and Policy
This seminar was hosted by our 2019-2020 cohort of Global Change Fellows on February 6, 2020. Panelists include Laurel Kays (Dept. of Forestry and Environmental Resources Extension, Southern Fire Exchange), Jason Sacks (U.S. EPA Center for Public Health and Environmental Assessment), Elliot Nauert (NCSU College of Humanities and Social Sciences), Shannon McGovern (NCSU School of Public and International Affairs), and Dr. Robert Scheller (Dept. of Forestry and Environmental Resources). The discussion was moderated by Global Change Fellow, Kate Jones.
Global Change and Adaptation in Agriculture
This seminar was hosted by our 2019-2020 cohort of Global Change Fellows on December 5, 2019. Panelists include Dr. Robert Mera (Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences), Dr. Eric Edwards (Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics), and Dr. Kent Burkey (Department of Crop and Soil Sciences). The discussion was moderated by Global Change Fellow, Sam Flake.
Mapping Biodiversity in a Changing World
This seminar was hosted by our 2019-2020 cohort of Global Change Fellows on October 31, 2019. Panelists include Dr. Clinton Jenkins (IPE-Instituto de Pesquisas Ecológicas, Brasi) and Dr. Krishna Pacifici (Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, NC State). The discussion was moderated by Global Change Fellow, Simon Pinilla Gallego.
Hurricanes: Extreme Weather in a Changing Climate
This seminar was hosted by our 2019-2020 cohort of Global Change Fellows on September 23, 2019. Panelists include Dr. Anantha Aiyyer (NCSU Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences), Dr. Erica Henry (NCSU Applied Ecology), Russell Nasrallah (NCSU Civil Engineering), Kayelyn Simmons (NCSU Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences), Olivia Vila (NCSU Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management), and Dr. Mike Yoder (NC State Extension). The discussion was moderated by Global Change Fellow, Rachel Sussman.
Food and Water Security in the Face of Climate Change
This seminar was hosted by our 2018-2019 cohort of Global Change Fellows on November 1, 2018. Panelists include Dr. Abby Lynch (Research Fish Biologist, USGS), Mr. Kamal Bell (Founder of Sankofa Farms LLC), and Dr. Rob Dunn (Department of Applied Ecology, NC State). The discussion was moderated by Global Change Fellow, Emily Briggs.
The ‘How and Why’ of Integrating Ecosystem Services into Decision Making
This seminar was hosted by our Spring 2018 cohort of Global Change Fellows on March 29, 2018. Panelists include (Dr. Lydia Olander Director of the Ecosystem Services Program at the Nicholas Institute at Duke University and Southeast Climate Science Center Affiliate), and Dr. Mark Borsuk (Associate Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering at Duke University).
Utilizing Climate Information for Improving Water, Energy & Ecological Management
This seminar was hosted by the 2016 - 2017 cohort of Global Change Fellows, featuring a presentation by Sankar Arumugam (NCSU Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering).
SE CASC Science Seminars
Strategic Habitat Conservation for the Brown Pelican: Estimating Habitat Objectives and Management Scenario Efficiencies
Dr. James Cronin (USGS Wetland and Aquatic Research Center) presented the final webinar in the Spring 2021 Science Seminar Series on April 20, 2021.
Developing Future Habitat Condition Scenarios for Wildlife in the Imperiled Pine Rockland Ecosystem of South Florida
Dr. Brian Crawford (Georgia Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit) presented the first webinar in the Spring 2021 Science Seminar Series on February 16, 2020.
Assessment of Water Availability and Streamflow Characteristics in the Southeastern U.S. for Current and Future Climatic and Landscape Conditions
Dr. Jacob LaFontaine (USGS South Atlantic Water Science Center) presented the second webinar in the SE CASC Science Seminar Series on November 17, 2020.
Perspectives on Prescribed Fire Management in Longleaf Pine Ecosystems: The Context of Landscape Transformation and Anthropogenic Climate Change
Dr. John Kupfer (University of South Carolina) presented the final webinar in the SE CASC & South Atlantic Spring/Summer Science Series on July 16, 2020.
Clarifying Science Needs for Southeastern Grasslands: The Piedmont, Coastal Plain, and Beyond
Dr. Jennifer Cartwright (USGS Lower Mississippi-Gulf Water Science Center), Dr. Dwayne Estes (Southeastern Grasslands Initiative), and Dr. Rua Mordecai (South Atlantic Conservation Blueprint) presented the third webinar in the SE CASC & South Atlantic Spring/Summer Science Series on June 18, 2020.
Building Adaptive Capacity in a Coastal Region Experiencing Global Change
Dr. Mitch Eaton (Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center) presented the second webinar in the SE CASC & South Atlantic Spring/Summer Science Series on May 21, 2020.
USGS and CASC Presentations
Climate Adaptation Science to Support Amphibian Conservation in the U.S. Caribbean
This webinar presented by Dr. Jaime Collazo and Dr. Adam Terando describes their work to develop a climate-informed adaptation strategy for vulnerable species in the U.S. Caribbean.
NCASC Climate Change Science and Management Webinar Series
The National CASC partners with the National Conservation Training Center and Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies to highlight CASC-sponsored science projects about climate change impacts on fish and wildlife and to help inform resource management decisions across the U.S.
Communicating Climate Science
Assessing and Communicating Climate Science: A Climate Prediction Market
Speaker: Michael Vandenberg, Director, Climate Change Research Network Vanderbilt Law School
Challenges of Communicating Uncertainty in Climate Sciences: Perspectives from the President of the American Meteorological Society
Speaker: Marshall Shepherd, Director, UGA Atmospheric Sciences Program and Professor of Geography
Safeguarding Wildlife from Climate Change Webinar Series
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Wildlife Federation have developed a series of web conferences to increase communication and transfer of technical information between conservation professionals regarding the increasing challenges from climate change.
Selling without selling out: How to communicate your science
This American Association for the Advancement of Science webinar explores effective approaches to accurately communicate your science to peers and the public.
North Carolina Coastal Impacts Workshop
Climate Change and Coastal Impacts Workshop 2015
The following videos contain portions of a workshop on Coastal Climate Change for Media Professionals that was held in October 2015 in Beaufort, N.C. The event was organized by the North Carolina Coastal Federation, Climate Communication, the Southeast Climate Science Center, and Climate Central to provide a forum for media professionals to learn about climate change and its impacts in coastal North Carolina.
SE CASC Invited Speakers
Harmful Algal Blooms and Climate Change: 2017 Global Change Seminar
Dr. Astrid Schnetzer presented a seminar on March 30, 2017 as part of the Spring 2017 Global Change Seminar Series, Building the Global Change Community, Harmful Algal Blooms and Climate Change
Designing Resilient Landscapes: Patterns of the Past, Visions of the Future
Speaker: Robin Grossinger, San Francisco Estuary Institute
Climate, Conservation and Corridors Seminar Series
Assessing Vulnerability and Adaptation Options for Species and Natural Communities Threatened by Sea Level Rise in Florida
Speaker: Reed Noss, University of Central Florida
Scaling up from meso-experiments to 5-mile corridors through farms and cities: what does a successful conservation corridor look like?
Speaker: Paul Beier, Northern Arizona University, School of Forestry