5th Annual Pacific Northwest
Climate Science Conference

September 9-10, 2014


✓ Overview  |  Oral Presentations  |  Poster Session

Sept 9-10, 2014  •  Kane and Meany Halls
Full Program (PDF)  |  Conference YouTube Channel

The program for the Pacific Northwest Climate Science Conference is now available (see above links). This year's conference will be held on the University of Washington campus in Seattle, in Kane and Meany Halls.

The Pacific Northwest Climate Science conference will include invited speakers, plenary sessions of broad interest, and more targeted concurrent sessions exploring the impacts of climate variability and change on the people, natural resources, and infrastructure of the Pacific Northwest. Talks are geared for a range of audiences, including policy- and decision-makers, resource managers, and scientists from academia, public agencies, sovereign tribal nations, non-governmental organizations, and the private sector.

The Planning Committee is pleased to announce that Washington State Governor Jay Inslee will be delivering the conference Keynote Address on Wednesday, September 10 from 1:30-1:50 pm.

Additional invited plenary speakers include:

Dennis Hartman
Univ of Washington

Steve Davis
Univ of California,

John Abatzoglou
Univ of Idaho

Amy Snover
UW Climate Impacts

John Yaist

Scheduled concurrent and/or poster session topics include:

  • Pacific Northwest Climate
  • Pacific Northwest Hydrology and Water Resources
  • Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecosystems
  • Built Environment
  • Human Health
  • Shorelines, Oceans, and Marine Ecosystems
  • Working Across Boundaries
  • Agriculture (poster session and related talks in the hydrology concurrent session)


Twitter: #PNWCSC14
See information about past conferences here: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010.

Questions? Contact Lara Whitely Binder, Climate Impacts Group, lwb123@uw.edu