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A Manager's Guide to Coral Reef Restoration Planning and Design..
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Jul 23, 2021]
A Manager’s Guide to Coral Reef Restoration Planning and Design supports the needs of reef managers seeking to begin restoration or assess their current restoration program. Based on global best practices, the Guide was developed for reef managers and practitioners, and any...
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Aug 03, 2021]
The goals for restoration projects are often framed in terms of the benefits that will be derived from restorative actions. In many cases, the restored benefits include the direct uses of nature by people (aka, final ecosystem goods and services, or FEGS), such as enhanced recrea...
A Tool to Evaluate Used Electronic Flows for the United States 01_2021
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Jan 28, 2021]
A mounting stream of used electronics requiring appropriate management at the time of reuse and disposal continues to develop as part of current consumer electronics consumption and short lifespans for the commercial electronic devices. An average American owns extensive electron...
A global perspective on functional responses of stream communities to flow intermittence
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Jul 30, 2021]
Due to global change, an increasing proportion of river networks are drying and shifts from perennial to non-perennial flow regimes represent ecological thresholds with dramatic and irreversible changes to community and ecosystem dynamics. However, there is minimal understanding ...
A systems perspective on sustainable energy transitions
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Jun 04, 2021]
This presentation will discuss energy system modeling approaches as well as life cycle assessment tools for understanding the sustainability of energy pathways. Energy system modeling captures the full system from all primary energy resources to end-use demands in the buildings, ...
ASTSWMO Conversation: Indicators of Community Vulnerability to Extreme Events: Considering Sites and Waste Management Facilities
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Aug 04, 2021]
ORD will be informally meeting with a few members of the Brownfields Focus Group of ASTSWMO (from DC, WV, LA, and WA) to discuss how their Brownfields programs are considering resilience to extreme weather events (i.e., floods, extreme heat, droughts, wildfires) in Brownfields re...
Alignment with Other Tools: WATCH Workshop
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Mar 30, 2021]
The talk will present ongoing work under SHC 10.5.1, which involves a study of how EPA tools can be 'harmonized' for use in conjunction with PDE partner tools. There will be a general overview of EPA's Relative Wetland Vulnerabilities Framework (RWVF), CADDIS tool and Adaptation ...
An Ecological Perspective on Living with Fire in Ponderosa Pine Forests of Oregon and Washington: Resistance, Gone but not Forgotten
(JOURNAL) [Published : Jun 01, 2021]
Wildland fires (WLF) have become more frequent, larger, and severe with greater impacts to society and ecosystems and dramatic increases in firefighting costs. Forests throughout the range of ponderosa pine in Oregon and Washington are jeopardized by the interaction of anomalousl...
Approaches to Address Current Challenges Posed by Wildfires
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Feb 18, 2021]
The Air and Energy program supports wildland fire research across its portfolio. Research topics include air quality modeling, measurements, health and ecological impacts, climate change impacts, sensors, integration of fire emissions, atmospheric, and ecosystem models, and risk ...
Assessing the Effectiveness of Agricultural Conservation Practices in the Western Lake Erie Basin Using SWAT: What We Have Learned Conservation Practices in the Western Lake Erie Basin: What We Have Learned
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Jul 16, 2021]
Lake Erie is threatened by eutrophication and harmful algal blooms (HABs) due to excess nutrient loading from agricultural sources. Agricultural conservation practices (ACPs) have been developed and implemented to reduce nutrient losses but estimating ACP effectiveness is challen...
Associations Between Simulated Future Changes in Climate, Air Quality, and Human Health
(JOURNAL) [Published : Jan 04, 2021]
Importance Future changes in climate are likely to adversely affect human health by affecting concentrations of particulate matter sized less than 2.5 μm (PM2.5) and ozone (O3) in many areas. However, the degree to which these outcomes may be mitigated by reducing air polluta...
BOSC Virtual Meeting February 17-19, 2021, “Meet the Scientists," Christopher Clark: CPHEA, Critical Loads
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Feb 19, 2021]
This presentation gives a broad overview of the array of research ongoing on improving our understanding of the vulnerability of natural ecosystems to atmospheric deposition of nitrogen and sulfur.
Challenges from the Regional Monitoring Networks: Continuous Data Tools and Management
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Jun 10, 2021]
Presentation to open workshop. This presentation provides a brief overview of the Regional Monitoring Networks and provides motivation for the four invited presentations on other tools and data management solutions.
City-based Optimization Model for Energy Technologies (COMET) Application to New York City and Insights for Air Quality Management
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Apr 19, 2021]
Like many cities around the world, New York City is establishing policies to reduce CO2 emissions from all energy sectors by 2050. Understanding the impact of varying degrees of electric vehicle adoption and CO2 intensities  on emission reduction in the city is critical. Her...
Climate Benefits of Reducing Nutrient Pollution in Aquatic Ecosystems
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Apr 23, 2021]
Recent research shows that limiting nutrient pollution in lakes and reservoirs not only improves water quality but also reduces greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that contribute to climate change (Del Sontro et al. 2018, Beaulieu et al. 2019). The over-enrichment of waters with anth...
Climate Change and Social Vulnerability in the United States: A Focus on Six Impacts
(PUBLISHED REPORT) [Published : Sep 02, 2021]
Across the U.S., some individuals and communities are more susceptible to disproportionate harm from climate change due to differences in exposure and vulnerability to climate hazards. This report investigates the projected risks of climate change to socially vulnerable populatio...
Climate Trends and Projections for the Water Sector in the Southeast Climate Region
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : May 20, 2021]
Presentation on observed and projected regional extreme weather variability and the potential impacts on water, wastewater and stormwater utilities, as well as relevant data resources. To be delivered as an invited presentation for a webinar series co-sponsored by EPA Region...
Climate change, riverine flood risk and adaptation for the conterminous United States_
(JOURNAL) [Published : Aug 09, 2021]
This paper combines a building-level database of inland flood risk for the conterminous United States, reach-scale projections of changes in flood frequency under climate change, and property-level flood adaptation costs into a simple benefit cost framework. This framework enable...
Climate effects on US infrastructure: the economics of adaptation for rail, roads, and coastal development
(JOURNAL) [Published : Aug 19, 2021]
Changes in temperature, precipitation, sea level, and coastal storms will likely increase the vulnerability of infrastructure across the United States. Using three models that analyze vulnerability, impacts, and adaptation, this paper estimates impacts to railroad, roads, and coa...
Climate policy models need to get real about people — here’s how
[Published : Jun 10, 2021]
Wei Peng , Gokul Iyer , Valentina Bosetti , Vaibhav Chaturvedi , James Edmonds , Allen A. Fawcett , Stéphane Hallegatte , David G. Victor , Detlef van Vuuren & John Weyant (2021). "Climate policy models need to get real about people — here’s how" Nature 594, 174-176 (2021) doi: ...
Climate/Equity Research Input Listening Session Thematic Summary
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Aug 23, 2021]
In planning for the next Strategic Research Action Plan (FY23-FY26 StRAP), EPA held four listening sessions (July 6, 7, 8 and 15, 2021) with State, local and Tribal participants (“State/Tribal partners”) and this document contains a thematic summary of their perspecti...
Combating Wildland Fire Impacts
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Feb 17, 2021]
Two presentations designed specifically to share with the BOSC Subcommittee some information on our A-E related products and outputs to which they provide future thoughts and considerations.
Community Vulnerability Mapping Approach to Evaluate the Risk of Releases from Contaminated Sites and Waste Management Facilities due to Extreme Events
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Apr 29, 2021]
When extreme events (extreme heat, floods, droughts, wildfires) happen, hazardous materials or contaminants may be accidentally released from sites and waste facilities creating further hazards for surrounding communities. Understanding community vulnerabilities underlies prepare...
Coral reef water quality: Systematic evidence maps
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Apr 29, 2021]
This project would seek to develop a systematic understanding of the existing body of quantitative information relating water quality measurements to coral ecosystem health. The goal would be to comprehensively synthesize the available literature on a specific set of select water...
Designing QSARs for Parameters of High-Throughput Toxicokinetic Models Using Open-Source Descriptors Env. Sci. Tech.
(JOURNAL) [Published : May 04, 2021]
The intrinsic metabolic clearance rate (Clint) and the fraction of the chemical unbound in plasma (fup) serve as important parameters for high-throughput toxicokinetic (TK) models, but experimental data are limited for many chemicals. Open-source quantitative structure–acti...