A bilateral workshop on "Scenario Planning for Climate Adaptation" in the Rio Grande-Rio Bravo region will take place September 10-11, 2014 at the U.S. International Boundary and Water Commission in El Paso,Texas.
This workshop will bring together natural resource managers, water managers, climatologists, ecologists, hydrologists, in order to explore the use of scenario planning methods to plan for situations of high uncertainty, such as those related to decade-to-century climate changes, and seasonal-to-interannual climate variations and their impacts on resources, management and society.
Representatives from both the U.S. and Mexico will attend, and three of NOAA/Climate Program Office’s (CPO) Regional Integrated Sciences & Assessments (RISA) programs participated in the workshop's planning and execution (CLIMAS, SCIPP and C-NAP). NOAA funding for the workshop was provided in part by the National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS) and the National Climatic Data Center at NESDIS.
This workshop is being conducted under the umbrella of the trilateral North American Climate Services Partnership (NACSP), of which OAR/CPO leads on behalf of the U.S. More information can be found here: http://www.environment.arizona.edu/gregg-garfin/rgb_workshop.
Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR)
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Department of Commerce
Climate Program Office
1315 East-West Hwy, Suite 1100 Silver Spring, MD 20910
Copyright 2018 by NOAA
NOAA Privacy Statement|
Web Accessibility Statement|
Disclaimer for External Links|
U.S. Department of Commerce|