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Ecosystem researchers to hold science briefing for policymakers
Date:9/14/2009

Washington, DC On Thursday, September 24, 2009, six leading ecosystem researchers will share with lawmakers key findings on the impacts of climate change on urban ecosystems. This science briefing is part of the annual Association of Ecosystem Research Centers annual meeting in Washington, DC.

Cities around the nation are bracing for the impacts of climate change. From sea level rise in coastal states to drought in the west, water will be at the forefront of policy decisions in the coming century. Understanding and mitigating the impacts of climate change on urban infrastructure requires decision makers to utilize new planning tools and to consider human systems in the larger context of the natural environment. To do this, current and accurate scientific information is required.

Join the following internationally recognized scientists for a discussion of the impacts of climate change on urban infrastructure and water resources, as well as how ecosystems may be able to help us adapt to our rapidly changing environment.

Dr. Donald Boesch, University of Maryland: What is the Future of New Orleans?

Dr. Allen Davis, University of Maryland: Impacts of Climate Change on Urban Infrastructure

Mr. Douglas Farr, Architect, Farr Associates: Beyond Green Buildings: Sustainable Urbanism and the LEED Neighborhood Development Program

Dr. Nancy Grimm, Arizona State University: Global Change in the Urban Century

Dr. Peter Groffman, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies: Climate Change and Nutrient Export from Urban Watersheds

Dr. Caroline Hermans, City University of New York: Water Use and Scarcity in Arid Urban Environments: Finding Long-Term Sustainability in Southern California

This briefing (9:30 10:30 am) will be held in conjunction with the 2009 AERC annual symposium, which begins at 12:30 pm in the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian.


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Contact: Julie Palakovich Carr
202-628-1500 x225
American Institute of Biological Sciences
Source:Eurekalert

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