Presentations

Oral Presentations

Launch: Our Coast–Our Future Beta Decision Support Tool for Sea Level Rise and Storms

Kelley Higgason, Ocean Climate Initiative Coordinator, Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary

Michael Fitzgibbon, Chief Technology Officer, PRBO Conservation Science

Engaging the Community in Climate Panel

Moderator: Carol Preston, Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary

Identifying the Need: Undergraduate Students' Conceptions and Misconceptions of Ocean Acidification, Kathryn Danielson, Graduate Student, San Francisco State University

Utilizing Social Media: California King Tides Initiative, Heidi Nutters, Coastal Training Program Coordinator, San Francisco Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

Connecting with Teachers: Our Changing Oceans and Estuaries Teacher Workshops, Jenny Stock, Education Coordinator, Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary

Learning from the Public: "Framed" Ocean Acidification Messaging, Aaron Pope, Manager of Sustainability Programs, California Academy of Sciences

NOAA San Francisco Bay Area Sentinel Site Cooperative for Sea Level Rise

Becky Smyth, Regional Coastal Services Division Chief, NOAA Coastal Services Center

Announcement: Ocean Climate Indicators for the North-central California Coast and Ocean

Benet Duncan, Postdoctoral Ocean Climate Researcher, Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary

Yes, There is Hope!Climate Smart Conservation

Ellie Cohen, President and CEO, PRBO Conservation Science

Poster Presentations

Applied California Current Ecosystem Studies (ACCESS)- Meredith Elliott, MSc, Senior Scientist / ACCESS Program, PRBO Conservation Science

Copepods as indicators of climate in northern and central California- Meredith Elliott, MSc, Senior Scientist / ACCESS Program, PRBO Conservation Science

Corps of Engineers Guidance on Planning for Sea Level Change- Thomas R. Kendall, P.E., Chief of Planning, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District

Effects of sea-level rise on northern elephant seals at Point Reyes peninsula, California- Ellen Hines, PhD
Professor of Geography, Marine & Coastal Conservation and Spatial Planning Lab, Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies

Farallon Islands Program: Monitoring the restoration of a unique island ecosystem- Russell Bradley, MSc, Farallon Program Leader, PRBO Conservation Science

Managing for Resilience in the Face of Climate Change: A Scientific Approach to Targeted Oyster Restoration in San Francisco Bay and Elkhorn Slough, CA- Marilyn Latta, Project Manager, State Coastal Conservancy

Modeling Sea Level Rise in San Francisco Bay Salt Marshes - Kat Powelson, Biological Technician U.S., Geological Survey, WERC

Nearshore linkages: the roles of native oysters and eelgrass as living shorelines in the San Francisco Estuary- Marilyn Latta, Project Manager, State Coastal Conservancy

Ocean Beach Master Plan: Coastal Mgmt + Transportation Implementation Studies- Shannon Fiala
Ocean Beach Master Plan - Assistant Project Manager San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association (SPUR), Shilpi Chhotray, Ocean Beach Intern

Our Changing Estuaries: A Professional Development Series for Educators - Erin Blackwood, M.Ed.
Outreach Coordinator, Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies

Quantified Conceptual Model of Sandy Shore Response to Sand Supply and Sea Level Rise- Louis White,
Coastal Engineer, ESA PWA |Environmental Hydrology

Sea Level Rise and the California Coastal Act: A Framework for Action- Hilary Papendick, NOAA Coastal Fellow, California Coastal Commission

The Challenge of Seabird Restoration in a Warming World- Russell Bradley, MSc, Farallon Program Leader
PRBO Conservation Science

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