Interim Project Report group 5

Report
Group 5 Interim Report
Amanda Edelman, Alex Libardoni, Maria
Pregnolato, Derek Rosendahl, Katrin Sedlmeier,
Julie Shortridge, and Heather Yocum
ASP Colloquium, July 31, 2014
Project Overview
• Project Type:
– Developing a Proposal on Decision Making Under
Uncertainty for The National Science Foundation
• Overall Objective:
– Develop an integrated framework that will
support stakeholder driven climate adaptation
plans for urban areas
Project Overview
• Overarching research question:
– Does using an iterative, stakeholder-driven
approach improve outcomes such as consensus,
generation of alternatives and social learning?
• Approach:
– Develop methodology / framework
– Implement framework in two U.S. urban areas
What do
Stakeholders
Need?
Stakeholders
Identify Stakeholders
Feedback
throughout
process
Identify the
Most
Problematic
Climate Events
and Impacts for
the City
Develop future
projections
Develop tools
Final Meeting:
Presentation of final
tools and discussion of
process
Climate Scientists and Impact Modelers
Initial Meeting:
Collaborate to identify
useful and feasible
tools and information
What Can
Climate/Impact
Science
Provide?
Who is Doing What?
Stakeholder Engagement:
Amanda and Heather
Climate Scientists:
Alex, Derek, and Katrin
Impact Modelers:
Julie and Maria
Under Consideration
• How will outcomes be evaluated?
• Which factors (i.e. vulnerabilities,
population, location) will be tested?
• Which cities will be research sites?
Insights from the audience appreciated!

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