Dr. Casey Brown participated in the National Climate Assessment conducted by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. This began with the workshop entitled "Planning Regional and Sectoral Assessments for the National Climate Assessment," being organized by the Interagency National Climate Assessment Task Force and the U.S. Global Change Research Program. The workshop was be held on November 15-17,2010 at U.S. Geological Survey Headquarters in Reston, Virginia.
Workshop participants will include approximately 120 climate change experts, regional and sectoral representatives, and users of climate change information. The participants at this workshop will be charged with providing input to the National Climate Assessment (NCA) Interagency Planning Team and the NCA FederalAdvisory Committee on ways in which to conduct a combination of regional and sectoral assessments that supports a national evaluationof climate trends, impacts, risks and vulnerability as required under the U.S. Global Change Research Program.