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Scenario planning website debuts | CCASS

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A new website focused on Scenario Planning for Climate Adaptation, adaptationscenarios.org, has been developed by CCASS and the DOI Southwest Climate Science Center. 

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CCASS/NNCAP welcomes Valerie Small!

Dr. Valerie Small (Apsaalooke'-Crow) has joined the Native Nations Climate Adaptation Program as an Assistant Research Scientist. Dr. Small will be working with Tribes in the Southwest Region in collaboration with CCASS and NNCAP within the Institute of the Environment as well as the Southwest Climate Science Center (SW CSC). She will develop and deliver educational training modules to increase their environmental technical capacity in preparing for, as well as predicting near-term/future effects of climate change.

Prior to joining the UA, Valerie was a training consultant with Colorado State University, Natural Resource Ecology Lab (NREL), working with the North Central Climate Science Center. Her experience includes developing and conducting training and research to support North American Indigenous Tribes adaptation planning efforts to prepare for the effects of a warming climate.  

Scenario planning website debuts

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

A new website focused on Scenario Planning for Climate Adaptation, adaptationscenarios.org, has been developed by CCASS and the DOI Southwest Climate Science Center. The website aims to help decision makers and managers learn about scenario planning and its best uses in guiding planning to face climate challenges and changes in the near and long term.  The site features scenario planning guides and handbooks, case studies, recent workshops, scenario planning tools, an expansive glossary, and a list of experts in the field.