National Forum on Climate and Pests

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Session I: Climate Change and Weed & Insect Pests

Topics: distribution, patterns, models, extreme weather events, legacy effects

Part 1

Dr. Keith Dixon – NOAA’s Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, Princeton University, climate models Download Presentation
Dr. Nathan Mueller – Harvard University, agriculture and global environmental change Download Presentation
Dr. Matt Ayres – Dartmouth College, forest entomology Download Presentation


Part 2

Dr. Kenneth Linthicum – USDA-ARS Center for Medical, Agricultural & Veterinary Entomology, animal pests Download Presentation
Dr. Chonggang Xu – Los Alamos National Laboratory, modeling ecosystem processes Download Presentation


Session II: Climate Change and Weed & Disease Pests

Topics: distribution, patterns, models, extreme weather events, policy

Part 1

Dr. Jim Stack – Kansas State University, plant biosecurity Download Presentation
Dr. Ben Cook – Columbia/NASA, climate models Download Presentation


Part 2

Dr. Lew Ziska – USDA-ARS, Beltsville, Maryland, weeds Download Presentation
Dr. Jeff Dukes – Purdue University, invasive species Download Presentation


Session III: Climate Change and Insect Pests

Topics: distribution, response to extremes, legacy effects, anthropogenic impacts

Dr. Jeff Hicke – University of Idaho, forestry models and insects Download Presentation
Dr. Karen Garrett – University of Florida, plant pathology, modeling  
Dr. Steve Frank – North Carolina State University, insects and climate Download Presentation


Session IV: Open Discussion

Feedback from invited and online participants