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Great Basin Climate Forum Spring 2012

Last update: 16 September 2012

Great Basin Climate Forum: 2012 Outlook
A discussion of current climate conditions in the Great Basin
12 April 2012
Reno, Nevada
This meeting was held in the spring of 2012. Links below point to meeting information, an agenda and several of the presentations.

Click here for information about the Forum
Click here for a Forum agenda

Presentations from the meeting:

Overview of Forum and Current Climate Conditions
Kelly Redmond, Western Regional Climate Center, DRI

Hydrologic Conditions in Northern Nevada and the Eastern Sierra as of April 1, 2012
Gary Barbato, Senior Service Hydrologist, NWS, Reno

Nevada Snow Survey and Streamflow Forecasting Program, Part I
Nevada Snow Survey and Streamflow Forecasting Program, Part II
Dan Greenlee, NRCS, Reno, NV

State of Nevada Drought Response Plan
Kate Berry, Acting Director, Nevada State Climate Office

Nevada Great Basin Fire Season Outlook for 2012
Fred Svetz (retired), Western Great Basin Predictive Services

Rangeland and Forage Conditions in the Great Basin
Sherman Swanson, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension

Habitat Restoration and Cheatgrass across Nevada
Lee Turner, Nevada Department of Wildlife

The Effects of Current Climate Conditions on Wildlife in the Great Basin
Peregrine Wolff, DVM, Nevada Department of Wildlife