PNW Climate Conference (June 2010)

Location: Portland State University, Portland, OR

Date: June 15-16, 2010

Topics and Abstracts
Meeting Agenda with Abstracts and Presentations
Listing of Posters and Abstracts
Conference Sponsors
Program Committee
Organizing Committee

The Pacific Northwest and British Columbia are home to some of the world’s leading climate research institutions. A number of new projects and initiatives centered around a broad range of climate related topics are underway or currently in planning.

This conference is a joint effort of several research institutions and federal and state government agencies from throughout the region to organize the most comprehensive conference to date on the science of climate variability and change in the Pacific Northwest.

Topics and Abstracts

This is an open science conference. Abstracts were submitted on a wide range of topics, including:

  • Climate in the PNW: Past, Present, Future
  • Climate Impacts on: Hydrology & Fresh Water; Terrestrial/Aquatic/Marine Species & Ecosystems; Managed Resources & Human Systems
  • Greenhouse Gas Sinks & Fluxes
  • Human Responses & Policy Initiatives

A program committee will select submitted abstracts for their suitability and novelty. Depending on response rate, some abstracts will be accepted for a poster presentation. Please note that the maximum poster dimensions are 120cm x 170cm. Tacks and/or tape will be available for poster mounting. Posters may be hung in Hoffman Hall from 5:30-7:00pm on Monday, June 14.

The deadline for abstract submission has passed.

Meeting Agenda with Abstracts and Presentations


Listing of Posters and Abstracts


Conference Sponsors – Research Institutions
Climate Impacts Group, UW
Idaho’s EPSCoR Program
Oregon Climate Change Research Institute, OSU
Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium, British Columbia
Portland State University

Conference Sponsors – Federal and State Agencies
C3 – Climate Change Collaboration:

  • Bonneville Power Administration
  • National Park Service
  • National Resources Conservation Service
  • NOAA
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs
  • U.S. Bureau of Land Management
  • U.S. Dept of Transportation, Federal Highway Admin
  • U.S. EPA
  • U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
  • U.S. Forest Service
  • U.S. Geological Survey

Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development
Washington Department of Ecology
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Washington Department of Natural Resources

Program committee

Prof. Andrew Fountain, Portland State University, chair
Lief Horwitz, USGS
Spencer Reeder, Washington Department of Ecology
Dave Rodenhuis, Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium, University of Victoria
Amy Snover, University of Washington
Heejun Chang, Portland State University
Chris Daly, Oregon State University

Organizing committee

Heejun Chang, Portland State University
Philip Mote, Oregon State University

Printable PNW Climate Conference Bulletin