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A Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment Tool for Coastal Habitats (CCVATCH)


CCVATCH Pilot Project One-Pager

Pilot Team Training Presentations- NI-WB NERR, April 8, 2014

Vulnerability Review Kiersten Stanzel

Overview of the CCVATCH Pilot Project Jennifer Plunket

Overview of the Tool- Guidence Document and Scoring Robin Weber

Using the Tool- Examples Jennifer Plunket

Introduction to the CCVATCH Presentations

Introduction to Vulnerability Assessments and the CCVATCH ToolJennifer Plunket

Introduction to the CCVATCH Pilot Project Kiersten Madden

Overview of CCVATCH Scoring Sysytem Robin Weber

CBVANERR Pre-Pilot Test Outcomes Scott Lerberg

North Inlet-Winyah Bay Pilot Project Kick-off Presentations (Wednesday, November 13th, 2013)

Consequences of Climate Change and Variability on Estuarine Fauna and Habitats Dennis Allen

Future Climate Change in Coastal South Carolina Amanda Brennan & Kiersten Lackstrom

NIWB NERR Pilot Decision Making Kiersten Madden

Chesapeake Bay, Virginia, Pilot Project Kick-off Presentations (Thursday, December 5th, 2013)

Assessing Coastal Habitat Vulnerability within the York River Estuary William Reay

Predicting Tidal Marsh Vulnerability to Sea Level Rise Matt Kirwan

Changing Climate can affect SAV Resiliency and Restoration Ken Moore

Climate Projections for the Chesapeake Bay Bruce Wielicki

Vulnerability Assessment Guides and Examples

Scanning the Conservation Horizon, A Guide to Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment

NatureServe Habitat Climate Change Vulnerability Index

Climate Change Information and Prediction Tools

USGS Derived Downscaled Climate Projection Portal

The Nature Conservancy Climate Wizard Custom

NOAA National Climatic Data Center


Project Partner Websites

National Estuarine Research Reserve System Science Collaborative

Chesapeake Bay, VA, National Estuarine Research Reserve

Mission-Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserve

Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

Narragansett Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

The Nature Conservancy, South Carolina


NOAA National Estuarine Research Reserve System University of South Carolina Baruch Institute-USC Belle W. Baruch Foundation