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Extreme Event Impacts on Air Quality and Water Quality with a Changing Global Climate

 

RESEARCH FORUM: Extreme Event Impacts on Air Quality and Water Quality with a Changing Global Climate
Open to the Public

Date: Tuesday, February 26, 2013 from 9:00am-5:00pm
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 from 9:00am-3:30pm

Location: EPA Potomac Yard South (2777 Crystal Dr., Arlington, Virginia)
First Floor Conference Center

Background: EPA's Office of Research and Development is pleased to present 14 newly awarded grantee projects on climate-induced changes in extreme events in the context of air and water quality management. A goal of this research funding is to seek a better understanding of the hazards (the extreme events) and to establish ways for climate scientists, impact assessment modelers, air and water quality managers, and other stakeholders to produce information necessary to form sound policy in relation to extreme events and their impact on air and water quality under a changing climate. Researchers from across the country will present their research plans and early results. More details can be found at the event's web page, including an agenda which will be released in the coming weeks.

“We will respond to the threat of climate change, knowing that the failure
to do so would betray our children and future generations.”

President Barack Obama, Inaugural Address, January 21, 2013

Registration: Anyone who plans to attend this event in-person should email Whitney Beck (beck.whitney@epa.gov) no later than Friday, February 15, 2013. Please provide the name, email address, and affiliation of each person planning to attend.

Webinar: For those unable to attend in person, the presentations will be broadcast via webinar. Register for the webinar by visiting http://www.epa.gov/ncer/events/#feb2613 and clicking on the "Register Now" link.