Tag Archives: climate change

Climate Change: My Biggest Personal and Professional Challenge

September 29th, 2016

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> Integrating science into management is not a passive process. It takes active collaboration and engagement across disciplines and jurisdictions. Ocean Science Trust has taught me how to bring people together to advance on climate change – an issue that challenges me both personally and professionally. And […]

Responding to a Changing Climate in California’s Coasts and Oceans

August 20th, 2015

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> As a transplant to the San Francisco Bay area from Washington, DC, I’m still awed by the beauty, diversity and abundance of California’s coasts and oceans, and the commitment of the state government and local communities to protect and enhance these areas that are integral to […]

Our Oceans Reflect the Consciousness of Humanity’

April 19th, 2015

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> The Ocean Sanctuaries’ phrase ‘our oceans reflect the consciousness of humanity’ might sound a bit ‘new age-y’ to some, especially to scientists, so allow me to explain exactly what we mean by that.  Right now, we have gyres of trash the size of Texas rotating slowly […]

Perspectives from the OPC-SAT — Part I: Gone with the Wind? What climate-driven changes in wind intensity mean for California’s Ocean Health

September 2nd, 2014

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> Perspectives from the OPC-SAT blog series is dedicated to giving a voice to Ocean Protection Council Science Advisory Team (OPC-SAT) members to share their reflections on bridging the science policy boundary. The OPC-SAT is composed of 25 interdiscplinary scientists. The difference in atmospheric pressure between the […]