Navigation Links
Eugene-Springfield face Upper Willamette climate threats
Date:3/3/2009

lace significant stresses on the natural, built, human and economic sectors in the Upper Willamette River Basin," said Bob Doppelt, director of the Climate Leadership Initiative. "If no action is taken to prepare for the likely stresses, damages could amount to millions of dollars in direct costs. The indirect costs, along with reduced quality-of-life, undoubtedly will be greater than this amount."

Among the report's recommendations are new approaches to cooperative public-private planning and decision-making, limited commercial or residential development into areas still dominated by forests and natural vegetation or into floodplains, and the establishment of cooling centers to reduce health consequences during extreme heat events for low income families, the elderly and infirmed.

"While Lane County farm and forest businesses will be affected by warming temperatures, the report identifies profitable strategies to cope with climate impacts such as increasing water use and energy efficiencies and developing distributed renewable energy technologies," said Roger Hamilton, UO CLI staff who co-managed the report. "Researching and planting vine, orchard, and tree species more suitable to the new climate conditions are opportunities to become more competitive over the coming decades."

"Preparing for Climate Change in the Upper Willamette River Basin of Western Oregon" is the second of four reports that, authors say, are the first such comprehensive scaling down of global models to specific river basins in the United States. The three models involved (Hadley, CSIRO and MIROC) are used by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a scientific intergovernmental body established in 1988 by the World Meteorological Organization and United Nations Environment Programme.

The models agree that annual average temperatures in the Upper Willamette will rise 6-8 degrees Fahrenheit by 2080, storm events will increase in intensity and changed gr
'/>"/>

Contact: Jim Barlow
jebarlow@uoregon.edu
541-346-3481
University of Oregon
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology news :

1. New book brings upper US Gulf Coast climate change and sea-level rise into focus
2. Upper Midwest forests are losing diversity, complexity, ISU study finds
3. Prominent climate researcher to speak at UH on global warming March 5
4. Green IT not helping climate change
5. Threats to biodiversity rise in the worlds Mediterranean-climate regions
6. Mass media often failing in its coverage of global warming, says climate researcher
7. High CO2 boosts plant respiration, potentially affecting climate and crops
8. Researchers examine role of climate change in disease spread
9. National Science Foundation forum to address ecological connectivity and climate in a changing world
10. Worlds biggest snake gives climate clues
11. Evolution and climate change research advances at Rutgers-Camden
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Eugene-Springfield face Upper Willamette climate threats
(Date:12/19/2014)... 2014   LaunchKey , the first decentralized mobile ... Internet of Things era, today announced the close of ... was led by Metamorphic Ventures with participation from ENIAC ... and others.  LaunchKey has raised $4 million to date, ... team and bring LaunchKey to market in 2015. ...
(Date:12/17/2014)...  HITLAB SM announced today its completion ... confirm its adherence to current U.S. Food and ... to conduct regulated smart device and smart phone ... safety and research quality. "HITLAB is ... delivery with innovative technology," said Laura Pugliese ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... DENVER , Dec. 16, 2014  Automation ... is this more evident than at international borders. ... secure document scanners have allowed veteran travelers to ... Automated Passport Control (APC) Kiosks at an increasing ... the globe. According to ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):LaunchKey Raises $3 Million in Additional Funding Led by Metamorphic Ventures 2LaunchKey Raises $3 Million in Additional Funding Led by Metamorphic Ventures 3HITLAB Completes GCP Audit for FDA Smart Device & App Compliance 2Automated Border Control (ABC) Transforms the Global Travel Experience With More Than 2500 ABC eGates and APC Kiosks Deployed In Airports, Seaports, and Land Borders Worldwide 2
... nitrogen from Arctic mushrooms to plants is shedding light ... vital nutrients to their hosts. The analytical technique, developed ... of the laboratory's Ecosystems Center and his son, Erik ... be applied to nearly all conifers, oaks, beeches, birch ...
... possible, thanks to a discovery made by a team of ... new stroke death channel ?the conduit through which key chemicals ... death that disables stroke victims. , The findings were ... an editorial in next month's issue of Nature Reviews Neuroscience. ...
... Quebec's first successful combined heart/liver transplant. The patient, Patrice ... de cardiologie de Quebec (l'hôpital Laval) to the MUHC. ... a 6-hour operation on April 14, 2006 and was ... physicians, surgeons and other health care professionals. The MUHC ...
Cached Biology News:New method confirms importance of fungi in Arctic nitrogen cycle 2UBC researchers find stroke death channel 2MUHC announces a transplant first in Quebec 2
(Date:12/19/2014)... The empty capsules market is ... population and technological innovations in the empty capsules ... catalysing the growth of the empty capsules market. ... , Scope of Report , The report will ... entrants/smaller firms to gauge the pulse of the ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... N.Y. , Dec. 18, 2014 Egenix, Inc. ... has been elected Chairman of the Board, to succeed ... and CEO, but will continue as a member of the ... he has added to the company over almost twenty years, ... The Board of Directors has established a Search Committee ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... (PRWEB) December 16, 2014 The ... since 2013, which is why IBISWorld updated its original ... continues to benefit from an intensified focus on environmental ... for new emission standards for power plants and a ... According to IBISWorld Industry Analyst Sarah Kahn, “a range ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... 2014 Achim Noack has been named ... Group. In this position, Noack will assist Jerry Stoller, ... develop marketing strategy and supervise global marketing management and ... has tremendous knowledge and experience in the crop protection ... experience and innovative thinking will be a great asset ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Empty Capsules Market Hit to Reach $1,820 Million by 2019 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Empty Capsules Market Hit to Reach $1,820 Million by 2019 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Empty Capsules Market Hit to Reach $1,820 Million by 2019 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 4Activated Carbon Manufacturing in the US Industry Market Research Report Has Been Updated from IBISWorld 2Activated Carbon Manufacturing in the US Industry Market Research Report Has Been Updated from IBISWorld 3Achim Noack Joins Stoller Group as Global Vice President of Marketing and Administration 2
... of patients treated with,Myobloc(R) (Botulinum Toxin Type B) ... Solstice Neurosciences, Inc. ("Solstice"). We,support education and training ... proper use of this product as outlined in ... and routine process for monitoring and reporting,any adverse ...
... (Nasdaq: EXEL ) will release its fourth quarter ... 2008 after the markets close.,The announcement will be followed ... PT, in which Exelixis management will discuss the results ... accessed in the Event,Calendar page under Investors at ...
... Feb. 8 Alynx, Co. (OTC Bulletin Board:,AYXC) ... 100% of the,outstanding shares of MiMedx, Inc., a ... In connection with the transaction, structured as a ... of its common stock, and,approximately 3.7 million new ...
Cached Biology Technology:Solstice Neurosciences, Inc. Issues Corporate Response to FDA Early Communication 2Alynx, Co. Completes Merger With Medical Device Company MiMedx, Inc. 2Alynx, Co. Completes Merger With Medical Device Company MiMedx, Inc. 3
recombination at attR1 and attR2 sites...
Lipid-rich bovine serum albumin for cell culture (1). It is chromatographically purified and has an IgG content 0.1% (w/w)....
...
Request Info...
Biology Products: