Ecological Drought National Webinar Series

Ecological Drought National Webinar Series

Date / Time: February 3, 2021 9:30 am

This four-part webinar series, taking place in February and March, seeks to raise awareness of ecological drought, share actions that strengthen ecosystem resilience and mitigate the impacts of droughts, and discuss research and management needs for future drought planning and preparedness. The series is co-hosted by NIDIS and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) National Climate Adaptation and Science Center, with expert speakers from the research community, tribal nations, and government agencies.

 

Ecological Drought: An Introduction
Wed, Feb 3, 2021 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM EST
Introducing ecological drought as a scientific concept distinct from other definitions of drought, this webinar explores recent research on the topic, including transformational drought impacts and ecological tipping points.
Speakers:
  • Dr. Shelley Crausbay, Senior Scientist, Conservation Science Partners
  • Dr. Amanda Cravens, Research Social Scientist, USGS