Climate Information for Managing Risks: Partnerships and Solutions for Agriculture and Natural Resources

Pre-Symposium Workshop May 23-24, 2011

Open Source AgroClimate-based Systems for
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Coastal and Urban Communities Land Use and Land Cover Changes
Managing Risks to Agriculture Water Resource Management



Coastal and Urban Communities

Kelly Burks-Copes, USAE-ERDC-EL, Vicksburg, MS
Risk Quantification for Sustaining Coastal Military Installation Assets and Mission Capabilities 

Kathryn Frank, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Factors Facilitating Sea Level Rise Adaptation Planning 

Tara McCue, ECFRPC, Altamonte Springs, FL
Regional Policies and Strategies for Climate Change Adaptation 

Edmund Merem, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS
Using Climate Risk Information In Assessing The Vulnerability of Coastal Areas In The Southeast: The Case of Louisiana and Mississippi

Diana Mitsova, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
Using Surface Population Models to Improve Spatial Accuracy of Sea Level Rise Vulnerability Assessment


Land Use and Land Cover Changes 

Shimelis Setegn, Florida International University, Miami, FL
Vegetation Change Detection Using Remote Sensing and GIS in the Florida Everglades 

Daniel Solis, University of Miami, Miami, FL
Impact of Biofuels on the Propensity of Land-Use Conversion among Non-Industrial Private Forest Landowners in Florida 


Managing Risks to Agriculture 

Teddy Allen, The University of Miami - RSMAS, Miami, FL
Agricultural applications for a linear inverse model describing midsummer dry spell variability within the intra-Americas sea.

Maria Alves, EMBRAPA, Sete Lagoas,, Brazil
Climatic Elements Variability Affecting Maize Yield in Northern Minas Gerais, Brazil 

Senthold Asseng, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Seasonal Rainfall Forecasts as an Adaptation Strategy for Climate Change 

Yawen Bao, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
The Impact of Climate Change on Soybean Production in the Southeastern USA and Potential Adaptation Strategies 

Norman Breuer, University of Miami, Gainesville, FL
Climate Decision Support Research to Foster Resilience in Agrosocioecosystems 

Julie Doll, Michigan State University, Hickory Corners, MI
Climate Change and Agriculture: Perspectives from Michigan Farmers 

Brent Ferraro, Florida Automated Weather Network, Gainesville, FL
FAWN: Providing weather-related information to a wide variety of users since 1998.

Clyde Fraisse, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
AgroClimate: Climate Information and Decision Support Tools for Reducing Risk in Agriculture 

Eduardo Gelcer, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Spatial and Temporal Variability of the Agricultural Reference Index of Drought (ARID) in Florida.

Radley Horton, Columbia University/NASA GISS, New York, NY
Climate Scenario Generation for the Agricultural Model Intercomparison and Improvement Project (AgMIP)

Kristie Maczko, Sustainable Rangelands Roundtable, Fort Collins, CO
Monitoring and Managing Effects of Climate Change on Rangeland Ecosystem Goods and Services 

Verona Montone, University of Florida, Wimaum, FL
Monitoring and modeling leaf wetness duration for optimizing fungicide use in strawberry production 

Denis Nadolnyak, Auburn University, Auburn, AL
Financial Management of Beginning Farmers and the Use of Climate Information 

Denis Nadolnyak, Auburn University, Auburn, AL
Long-Term Climate Variability and Rainfall Index Insurance 

Brenda Ortiz, Auburn University, Auburn, AL
ENSO and Corn Aflatoxin Contamination in the Southeastern U.S.

Tapan Pathak, University of Nebraska, LINCOLN, NE
Soil Temperature: Indicator of Earlier Shifts in Planting Season for Agronomic and Horticulture Crops 

Willingthon Pavan, Universidade de Passo Fundo, Passo Fundo, Brazil
Risk Mapping to Support Decision Making on Plant Disease Management in Brazil

Emilia Rivero, Soil Institute- INTA, Hurlingham, Argentina
Some Edaf Climatic Effect on Variability of S and B in an Argentine Republic Soil 

Emilia Rivero, Soil Institute - INTA, Hurlingham, Argentina
Edafo- climate factors in the variability of nutrients in an Argentine Republic Soil 

Daniel Solis, University of Miami, Miami, FL
Assessing the value of climate information in agriculture using the Stochastic Production Frontier approach 

Oxana Uryasev, UF, Gainesville, FL
Carbon Footprint Calculator
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Tiago Zortea, UFL, Gainesville, FL
An Approach For Encapsulating Fortran Coded Models Into a R Package 


Water Resource Management 

Jonathan Alldridge, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Drought Forecasts for Managing Water Resources in the Face of Climate Variability  

Jessica Bolson, University of Florida, Miami, FL
Assessing Perceptions, Uses, and Needs for Climate Information Among Water Managers in the ACF River Basin 

Barry Heimlich, Florida Atlantic University, Jupiter, FL
Effects of Sea Level Rise and Other Climate Change Impacts on Southeast Florida’s Water Resources 

Preston Leftwich, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
ENSO Impacts on Heavy Rain Events in the Southeast 

Susan Risko, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Optimized Climatic Indicators to Provide Probability of Exceedance Streamflow Forecasts
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Robert Rooney, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Assessment of Precipitation Reforecast Analogs in the Tampa Bay Region 



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