The Eastern Threat Center hosts First Friday All Climate Change Talks (FFACCTs), monthly information sharing forums featuring presentations about research activities focused on climate change impacts to eastern forest ecosystems. The next FFACCTs will take place on Friday, December 6, at 11:00 ET. Lindsey Rustad, Northern Research Station research ecologist, will present "Smart Forests for the 21st Century – How Wired Forests are Changing the Way We Do Science." Visit the FFACCTs webpage to view archived presentations and related resources. For additional information, please contact Perdita Spriggs, (828) 230-3292 or .
The University of Georgia and the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources invite researchers and professionals in forestry and natural resource management to a conference devoted to issues and advances in the use of geographic information systems (GIS) and related mapping and spatial technologies. The conference wil be held December 8-10 in Athens, GA. Visit the conference website for more information.
The American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting is the largest worldwide conference in the geophysical sciences, attracting more than 24,000 Earth and space scientists, educators, students, and other leaders. The 2013 AGU Fall Meeting will take place in San Francisco, CA, December 9-13. Visit the AGU website for details.
The Forest Service, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE), and Weyerhaeuser Company are co-sponsoring an international symposium, "Evapotranspiration: Challenges in Measurement and Modeling from Leaf to the Landscape Scale And Beyond." The symposium will be held in Raleigh, NC, April 7-11. Visit the ASABE website for more information.
Practitioners, researchers, and staff from local, state, and federal agencies will share information about climate-related tools, resources, experiences, and activities in the Carolinas during the Carolinas Climate Resilience Conference. The conference will be held April 28-29 in Charlotte, NC. Visit the conference website for more information.