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Understanding The Impact Of Climate Change Media Messages, Susanna Priest 2010 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Understanding The Impact Of Climate Change Media Messages, Susanna Priest

2010 Annual Nevada NSF EPSCoR Climate Change Conference

7 PowerPoint slides Convener: Nick Lancaster, DRI Session 6: Bridging the Gap- Interdisciplinary Science to Connect Biophysical and Social Dimensions of Climate Change Abstract: -Energy and (in the state of Nevada) water conservation are linked to mitigation of, and adaption to, climate change. -However, these links are not immediate, and individuals may feel powerless to control the future climate. -Further, Nevada residents are less likely than other Americans to believe climate change is “a very serious problem” (50% versus 62%; Maibach, 2008)


Losing The Lake: Designing An Educational Computer Game On Water Resources In Southern Nevada, Michael Nussbaum, Gale Sinatra, Frederick C. Harris, Sergiu Dascalu, Sajjad Ahmad, Kent J. Crippen, Marissa Owens 2010 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Losing The Lake: Designing An Educational Computer Game On Water Resources In Southern Nevada, Michael Nussbaum, Gale Sinatra, Frederick C. Harris, Sergiu Dascalu, Sajjad Ahmad, Kent J. Crippen, Marissa Owens

2010 Annual Nevada NSF EPSCoR Climate Change Conference

30 PowerPoint slides Convener: Nick Lancaster, DRI Session 6: Bridging the Gap- Interdisciplinary Science to Connect Biophysical and Social Dimensions of Climate Change Abstract: To design and test an educationally useful computer game to educate middle- and high-school students, and the general public, about water and sustainability + effect of climate change on those


Local Land Use Scenario Formulation Using The Ipcc Sres Climate Change Scenarios Within Nevada, Scott Bassett 2010 University of Nevada Reno

Local Land Use Scenario Formulation Using The Ipcc Sres Climate Change Scenarios Within Nevada, Scott Bassett

2010 Annual Nevada NSF EPSCoR Climate Change Conference

23 PowerPoint slides Convener: Darko Koracin, DRI Session 5: Climate Modeling Abstract: -Develop a methodology for downscaling SRES for use in land use drivers at a regional scale (metropolitan city scale) -Integrate land use drivers into urban growth models (UGMs) and land use change models -Link land use based demand models with river operations to assess potential future water allocations


The Scaling Impact Of Hydrologic Processes On The Integrated Response In Large River Basins, Zhongbo Yu 2010 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

The Scaling Impact Of Hydrologic Processes On The Integrated Response In Large River Basins, Zhongbo Yu

2010 Annual Nevada NSF EPSCoR Climate Change Conference

21 PowerPoint slides Convener: Darko Koracin, DRI Session 5: Climate Modeling Abstract: -Hydrologic change in response to the climatic variability (i.e., global warming) -Impacts at global, national or regional scales -Coupled, efficient model systems -Large-scale impacts vs. small-scale hydrology -Needs to bridge the gaps among various scales


Regional Climate Modeling Methodological And Experimental Designs, John F. Mejia 2010 Desert Research Institute

Regional Climate Modeling Methodological And Experimental Designs, John F. Mejia

2010 Annual Nevada NSF EPSCoR Climate Change Conference

21 PowerPoint slides Convener: Darko Koracin, DRI Session 5: Climate Modeling Abstract: This task aims to implement and develop transportable methodologies to improve the applicability of GCMs in climate impact, developing and using a state-of-the-art RCM based in WRF, and to provide these results to the research, education and decision making community.


Dynamical And Statistical Regional Climate Modeling Downscaling, Darko Koracin 2010 Desert Research Institute

Dynamical And Statistical Regional Climate Modeling Downscaling, Darko Koracin

2010 Annual Nevada NSF EPSCoR Climate Change Conference

17 PowerPoint slides Convener: Darko Koracin, DRI Session 5: Climate Modeling Abstract: -Provide improved regional climate models to get accurate climate trends in Nevada (inputs to hydrological models; parameterization of land atmosphere land-interactions; aerosol contribution to climate; feedback interactions among atmosphere, hydrology, and ecological processes; linking physical and economic models) -Assess future resources, variability, uncertainties, and socio-economic impact. Focus on water demand and supply in rural and urban Nevada. Select critical areas model for prediction applications. -Assess impact of climate change on air quality and urbanization -Provide an integrated GIS system (Geoinformatics) for water, energy and energy, economic parameters -Collaborate …


Waterfall Fire Interpretive Trail: Community College Fellowship, Mike Sady, Jay Arnone, Ann Bollinger, Alice Sady 2010 Desert Research Institute

Waterfall Fire Interpretive Trail: Community College Fellowship, Mike Sady, Jay Arnone, Ann Bollinger, Alice Sady

2010 Annual Nevada NSF EPSCoR Climate Change Conference

20 PowerPoint slides Convener: Franco Biondi, UNR & Michael Young, DRI Session 4: Ecological Change and Water Resources Abstract: Plant Surveys take place at each Study Site along the trail at intervals during the Spring and Summer. There are eight study sites that contain 3 plots each staked 2m x 2m square.


Water Source Partitioning For Shrubland Transpiration Using Innovative Field Methods, Dale A. Devitt, Michael Young, Matthew S. Lachniet, Jeremy Koonce, Amanda Wagner, Brian M. Bird, J. Healey 2010 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Water Source Partitioning For Shrubland Transpiration Using Innovative Field Methods, Dale A. Devitt, Michael Young, Matthew S. Lachniet, Jeremy Koonce, Amanda Wagner, Brian M. Bird, J. Healey

2010 Annual Nevada NSF EPSCoR Climate Change Conference

37 PowerPoint slides Convener: Franco Biondi, UNR & Michael Young, DRI Session 4: Ecological Change and Water Resources Abstract: -Climate change models predict a decline in precipitation over the next few decades throughout much of the southwest. -Such change has the potential to shift water uptake dynamics of phreatophytes -If groundwater pumping also occurs, the impact of climate change could be exacerbated. -A better understanding of the forces that drive the coupling and decoupling of phreatophytes to groundwater is needed.


Design And Status Of The Elevationl Transect And Monitoring Systems For Nevada’S Nsf Epscor Climate Change Research Program, Brian M. Bird, Scotty Strachan, David B. Simeral, Richard L. Jasoni 2010 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Design And Status Of The Elevationl Transect And Monitoring Systems For Nevada’S Nsf Epscor Climate Change Research Program, Brian M. Bird, Scotty Strachan, David B. Simeral, Richard L. Jasoni

2010 Annual Nevada NSF EPSCoR Climate Change Conference

15 PowerPoint slides Convener: Franco Biondi, UNR & Michael Young, DRI Session 4: Ecological Change and Water Resources Abstract: -Current status of Transects -Sheep Range Transect (5 sites) fully permitted through Fish and Wildlife Service. -Site access agreement acquired from the Long Now Foundation for Snake Range (sites 1, 2 and 3). -Snake Range site 4 access granted through the Nevada Land Conservatory. -Waiting for site permit approval on sites 8,9 and 6,7 from BLM and GBNP respectively. -Tower installed at North Las Vegas UWCC for testing of sensors and communications. -Installation of towers will begin winter 2010 at lower …


Biotic Responses To Climate Change In The Great Basin And Mojave Desert: Vegetation, David Charlet, Patrick Leary 2010 College of Southern Nevada

Biotic Responses To Climate Change In The Great Basin And Mojave Desert: Vegetation, David Charlet, Patrick Leary

2010 Annual Nevada NSF EPSCoR Climate Change Conference

84 PowerPoint slides Convener: Franco Biondi, UNR & Michael Young, DRI Session 4: Ecological Change and Water Resources Abstract: -The Problem -To detect changes in vegetation as it responds to changes in climate, we must first know where the vegetation is now -GAP (Geographic Approach to Protection of Biodiversity) map --National project to map land cover throughout the US. --Nevada map (Edwards et al. 1996) -Southwest ReGAP map --Land cover map for southwestern US (Prior-Magee et al. 2007) to correct problems identified in GAP map


Geovisualization Of Ecological Data For Park Policy Support, Scott R. Abella, Haroon Stephen, Ross Guida 2010 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Geovisualization Of Ecological Data For Park Policy Support, Scott R. Abella, Haroon Stephen, Ross Guida

2010 Annual Nevada NSF EPSCoR Climate Change Conference

12 PowerPoint slides Convener: William Smith, UNLV Session 3: Policy, Decision Making, and Outreach Abstract: -Literature shows upward elevation shifts of biological species as a result of climate change -Effects of climate change expected to accelerate in coming decades -Concern both about species migrating out of parks and the potential inability of species to quickly adapt to the changing conditions within National Parks and other federal land boundaries


Native Americans And Ranchers (Rural Nevada), Karletta Chief, Ahmad Safi, Zhongwei Liu, William J. Smith 2010 Desert Research Institute

Native Americans And Ranchers (Rural Nevada), Karletta Chief, Ahmad Safi, Zhongwei Liu, William J. Smith

2010 Annual Nevada NSF EPSCoR Climate Change Conference

31 PowerPoint slides Convener: William Smith, UNLV Session 3: Policy, Decision Making, and Outreach Abstract: -Survey: Socioeconomic characteristics, cc perceptions, and relations with nature. -IRB approved work generated in new cc lab. -Packages: 4 pg back-to-back survey, holiday card with local pic, hand-signed personalized letter and a self-add. pre-paid return env. -A list of almost all Nevada ranchers and farmers 1893) were collected from a partner academic institution. -Packages sent on Dec. 29, 2009 -Till now we have approximately 300 (16%) returned surveys and 2 returned packages because of changing career


A Role For Informal Educational Institutions And University, Jenna Zulauf, Robert Futrell 2010 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

A Role For Informal Educational Institutions And University, Jenna Zulauf, Robert Futrell

2010 Annual Nevada NSF EPSCoR Climate Change Conference

3 PowerPoint slides Convener: William Smith, UNLV Session 3: Policy, Decision Making, and Outreach


Business Stakeholders, Mary Riddel, Alan Sanders 2010 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Business Stakeholders, Mary Riddel, Alan Sanders

2010 Annual Nevada NSF EPSCoR Climate Change Conference

6 PowerPoint slides Convener: William Smith, UNLV Session 3: Policy, Decision Making, and Outreach Abstract: -Understand the current attitudes about climate change in the Nevada business community -Help develop an advisory board that can serve as an ongoing link between the university and business community on climate change issues and policies -Provide an understanding about the information needs of different industries with respect to climate change -Develop channels to disseminate relevant climate change research to the business community -Develop a channel for business leaders to convey their concerns about climate-change policy costs


Non-Governmental Organization (Ngo) And Government Stakeholders, Derek Kauneckis, Orion Cuffe 2010 University of Nevada, Reno

Non-Governmental Organization (Ngo) And Government Stakeholders, Derek Kauneckis, Orion Cuffe

2010 Annual Nevada NSF EPSCoR Climate Change Conference

12 PowerPoint slides Convener: William Smith, UNLV Session 3: Policy, Decision Making, and Outreach Abstract: -Identify relevant policy and organizational stakeholders in Nevada -Examine climate change efforts within NV state government and other western states -Collect empirical data on stakeholder perceptions and priorities in climate change research


Research Poster: Physiological Responses Of Two Invasive Annual Grasses, Cheatgrass And Red Brome, In The Great Basin, L. Hernandez, R. Nowak, L. Salto 2010 University of Nevada, Reno

Research Poster: Physiological Responses Of Two Invasive Annual Grasses, Cheatgrass And Red Brome, In The Great Basin, L. Hernandez, R. Nowak, L. Salto

2010 Annual Nevada NSF EPSCoR Climate Change Conference

Research poster


Research Poster: Building Infrastructure: Climate Monitoring Transects In Nevada, Scotty Strachan, David B. Simeral, Brian M. Bird, Richard L. Jasoni 2010 University of Nevada Reno

Research Poster: Building Infrastructure: Climate Monitoring Transects In Nevada, Scotty Strachan, David B. Simeral, Brian M. Bird, Richard L. Jasoni

2010 Annual Nevada NSF EPSCoR Climate Change Conference

Research poster


Research Poster: Gis And Remote Sensing Core Lab For Facilitating Interdisciplinary Research In Climate Change, Haroon Stephen, William J. Smith, Craig Palmer, Thomas C. Piechota 2010 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Research Poster: Gis And Remote Sensing Core Lab For Facilitating Interdisciplinary Research In Climate Change, Haroon Stephen, William J. Smith, Craig Palmer, Thomas C. Piechota

2010 Annual Nevada NSF EPSCoR Climate Change Conference

Research poster


Research Poster: Measuring The Aerosol Asymmetry Parameter G Instrument Description And Initial Measurements, Guoxun Tian, Hans Moosmuller, W. Patrick Arnott 2010 Desert Research Institute

Research Poster: Measuring The Aerosol Asymmetry Parameter G Instrument Description And Initial Measurements, Guoxun Tian, Hans Moosmuller, W. Patrick Arnott

2010 Annual Nevada NSF EPSCoR Climate Change Conference

Research poster


Research Poster: Climate Change Survey Of Public Agencies And Organizations, Derek Kauneckis, Orion Cuffe 2010 University of Nevada, Reno

Research Poster: Climate Change Survey Of Public Agencies And Organizations, Derek Kauneckis, Orion Cuffe

2010 Annual Nevada NSF EPSCoR Climate Change Conference

Research poster


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