2009 Portland GSA Annual Meeting (18-21 October 2009)
Session No. 72 Sunday, 18 October 2009
1:30 PM-5:30 PM, Oregon Convention Center: D135/136

T159. Climate Change Impacts on Society: Interface Between Earth Systems Science and Policy Making (GSA Geology and Health Division)

Gordon N. Keating and Frank Perry, Presiding
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72-11:30 PM COMMUNICATING CLIMATE CHANGE TO POLICY MAKERS: DAVIS, James F., GSA Division of Geology and Society, Former California State Geol (retired) & Pres. COSMOS, 1355 Brickwell Way, Carmichael, CA 95608, jamesdavis93@comcast.net, BERG, Richard, GSA Geology and Public Policy Committee, Illinois State Geological Survey, 615 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign, IL 61820-6918, SCHRIFFIRIES, Craig, Director of Geoscience Policy, Geological Society of America, 1200 New York Avenue, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20005, and COOPER, D. Craig, GSA Geology and Publilc Policy Committee, Energy Resoruces Recovery and Managment, Idaho National Laboratory, P.O. Box 1625, MS 2107, Idaho Falls, ID 83415-2107
72-21:45 PM THE ROLE OF EARTH SCIENTISTS AND THE PUBLIC IN COMPLEX CLIMATE AND ENERGY ISSUES: PERRY, Frank, Earth and Environmental Sciences Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, EES-16, MS D452, Los Alamos, NM 87545, fperry@lanl.gov
72-32:00 PM WATER SCARCITY:CHALLENGES TO REGIONAL STABILITY IN THE NILE RIVER BASIN AND BEYOND: WOLDE GABRIEL, Giday, Earth and Environmental Sciences Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, P.O. Box 1663, Los Alamos, NM 87545, wgiday@lanl.gov
 2:15 PM Break
72-42:30 PM A MODEL FOR PARTNERSHIPS BETWEEN NATIONAL LABORATORIES AND COUNTY AGENCIES FOR CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION: KEATING, Gordon N., Computational Earth Sciences, Los Alamos National Laboratory, MS D452, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 87545, gkeating@lanl.gov, PASQUALINI, Donatella, Earth and Environmental Science, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Bikini Atoll Rd, Los Alamos, NM 87545, GEERNAERT, Gerald L., Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Mailstop T006, Los Alamos, NM 87545, and PERRY, Frank, Earth and Environmental Sciences Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, EES-16, MS D452, Los Alamos, NM 87545
72-52:45 PM CLEAR MODEL FOR ENERGY AND CLIMATE IMPACTS: PASQUALINI, Donatella, Earth and Environmental Science, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Bikini Atoll Rd, Los Alamos, NM 87545, dondy@lanl.gov and PATELLI, Paolo, University of Trento, via Inama 1, Trento, 38100, Italy
72-63:00 PM OPTIMAL SPATIAL DEPLOYMENT OF CARBON CAPTURE AND STORAGE INFRASTRUCTURE GIVEN A PRICE ON CARBON DIOXIDE: MIDDLETON, Richard S., Earth and Environmental Sciences, Los Alamos National Laboratory, PO Box 1663, MS D452, Los Alamos, NM 87545, rsm@lanl.gov, KUBY, Michael, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, Arizona State University, Coor Hall, 975 S. Myrtle Ave, P.O. Box 875302, Tempe, AZ 85287-5302, and BIELICKI, Jeffrey M., Center for Transportation Analysis, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, PO BOX 2008 MS6472, Oak Ridge, TN 37831-6472
72-73:15 PM FOLLOWING DECISION PATHWAYS: A TRANSDISCIPLINARY FRAMEWORK FOR RESEARCH AND APPLICATIONS IN ADAPTIVE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT: PIERCE, Suzanne A., Center for International Energy and Environmental Policy, Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, sawpierce@gmail.com
72-83:30 PM UNDERGROUND NUCLEAR PARKS: A POTENTIAL NEW USE FOR UNDERGROUND SPACE: MYERS, Carl W.1, KUNZE, Jay F.2, MAHAR, James M.3, and GIRAUD, Kellen M.2, (1) Nuclear Nonproliferation Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, P.O. Box 1663, Los Alamos, NM 87544, myerswes@msn.com, (2) Department of Nuclear Engineering, Idaho State University, 921 S. 8th Ave, Pocatello, ID 83209, (3) Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Idaho State University, 921 S. 8th Ave, Pocatello, ID 83209
72-93:45 PM THE PLACE OF SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA IN THE EMERGING ENERGY-CLIMATE ERA: OKONKWO, Churchill, Environmental Science, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington DC, DC 20016, churchill.okonkwo@gmail.com
72-104:00 PM REGIONAL CLIMATE FEEDBACKS FROM LAND USE CHANGES IN SOUTHEAST ASIA: A SENSITIVITY STUDY USING RegCM3: STAUFFER, H.L. and SLOAN, Lisa C., Earth and Planetary Sciences Dept, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, hstauffe@ucsc.edu
72-114:15 PM FUTURE CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS ON FRESNO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA: MITIGATION STRATEGIES AND PUBLIC POLICY: HARMSEN, Frederika J., Earth & Environmental Sciences, California State University, Fresno, Fresno, CA 93740, frakah@csufresno.edu, VAN DE WATER, Peter, Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, California State University, Fresno, CA 93740, HUNSAKER, Donald, Earth & Environmental Sciences, California State University Fresno, 2576 E. San Ramon Ave M/S ST90, Fresno, CA 93740-8039, and LUO, Vivian, Mechanical Engineering
72-124:30 PM PREPARING FOR SEA LEVEL RISE IN NEW YORK CITY: GORNITZ, Vivien, Center for Climate Systems Research (CCSR), Columbia University/NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, 2880 Broadway, New York, NY 10025, vgornitz@giss.nasa.gov, HORTON, Radley, CCSR, Columbia University/ NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, 2880 Broadway, New York, NY 10025, ROSENZWEIG, Cynthia, CCSR, Columbia University NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, 2880 Broadway, New York, NY 10025, and GOLDBERG, Richard, CCSR, Columbia University/NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, 2880 Broadway, New York, NY 10025
72-134:45 PM CO-OPTIMIZING GROUNDWATER AND GEOLOGIC CO2 STORAGE RESOURCES IN THE UNITED STATES: DAVIDSON, Casie L.1, DOOLEY, James J.2, FINNE, Sarah A.3, and DAHOWSKI, Robert T.1, (1) Joint Global Change Research Institute, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, 902 Battelle Boulevard | PO Box 999, MSIN K6-10, Richland, WA 99354-0999, casie.davidson@pnl.gov, (2) Joint Global Change Research Institute, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, 5825 University Research Court, Suite 3500, College Park, MD 20740, (3) Resource Management Graduate Program, Central Washington University, 400 E. University Way, Ellensburg, WA 98926
72-145:00 PM CLIMATE VARIABILITY: GROUNDWATER FLOODING AND MITIGATION IN WISCONSIN: GOTKOWITZ, Madeline B., Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey, 3817 Mineral Point Road, Madison, WI 53705, mbgotkow@wisc.edu and SAINES, Marvin, Saines Environmental Hydrogeology, 1587 Figueroa Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89123
72-155:15 PM ADAPTING THE CLIMATE CHANGE— WET-SEASON RAIN HARVESTING FOR DRY-SPELL IRRIGATION IN ALABAMA: WAGAW, Mezemir1, KEBEDE, Girma2, and TADESSE, Wubishet1, (1) Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University, P.O.Box: 1208, Normal, AL 25762, mezemir.wagaw@aamu.edu, (2) Alabama Cooperative Extension System Office, Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University, P.O.Box: 1208, Normal, AL 25762

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