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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

2021 Northeast Regional Climate Adaptation Science Symposium


The 2021 Northeast Climate Adaptation Science Symposium took place on October 26th and 27th online via Zoom. The symposium featured 55 speakers and drew widespread participation from the climate adaptation science community, attracting more than 520 participants from 60 state or federal agencies, 50 NGOs, 40 academic institutions, 10 Tribal nation agencies, 5 Inter-Tribal organizations and 25 states. All sessions were recorded and are available for viewing below. Profiles for symposium speakers are linked to their photos, which are posted at the bottom of this page. 

Session Descriptions and Recordings

Session Speakers and Moderators

Bethany Bradley
Bethany Bradley
Bethany Bradley
University Co-Director
UMass Amherst
Anthony D'Amato
Anthony D'Amato
Anthony D'Amato
Professor
University of Vermont
Linda Deegan
Linda Deegan
Linda Deegan
Senior Scientist
Woodwell Climate Research Center
Nigel Golden
Nigel Golden
Nigel Golden
Ph.D. Student
UMass Amherst
Addie Rose Holland
Addie Rose Holland
Addie Rose Holland
Deputy University Director
UMass Amherst
Radley Horton
Radley Horton
Radley Horton
Lamont Research Professor
Columbia University
Ambarish Karmalkar
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Ambarish Karmalkar
Research Assistant Professor
UMass Amherst
Peter McIntyre
Peter McIntyre
Peter McIntyre
Associate Professor
Cornell University
Toni Lyn Morelli
Toni Lyn Morelli
Toni Lyn Morelli
Research Ecologist, U.S. Geological Survey
Melissa Ocana
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Melissa Ocana
Climate Adaptation Coordinator
UMass Amherst
Matthew O'Donnell
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Matthew O'Donnell
Research Ecologist, USGS, Leetown Science Center
Richard Palmer
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Richard Palmer
NE CASC Founding University Director
UMass Amherst
Darren Ranco
Darren Ranco
Darren Ranco
Associate Professor
University of Maine
Michelle Staudinger
Michelle Staudinger
Michelle Staudinger
Science Coordinator, U.S. Geological Survey
Karen Terwilliger
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Karen Terwilliger
Founder and Principal, Terwillinger Consulting Inc.
Casey C. Thornbrugh
Casey Thornbrugh
Casey C. Thornbrugh
Northeast and Southeast Tribal Climate Science Liaison
Jon Woodruff
Jon Woodruff
Jon Woodruff
University Co-Director
UMass Amherst
Brian Yellen
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Brian Yellen
Fellows Program Coordinator
UMass Amherst
Liam Zarri
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Liam Zarri
Ph.D. Student
Cornell University