Workshop Program

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June 13
11:30 am – 4:00 pm
12 noon – 1:15 pm

1:30 pm – 3:10 pm
3:10 pm – 3:30 pm
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

June 14

8:00 am – 1:30 pm
8:00 am – 9:00 am
8:30 am – 9:45 am

9:55 am – 11:35 am
11:45 am – 1:00 pm

1:10 pm – 2:30 pm
2:30 pm – 2:45 pm
2:45 pm – 4:00 pm
4:00 pm – 4:15 pm

Registration for Workshop
Lunch and Keynote Address, Radley Horton, NASA and Columbia
“Some perspectives on the applications of climate science outputs for agro-ecological decision-making”
Selected Paper Session I
Coffee Break
Panel Discussion “The Future of Climate Change Research: Insights from Researchers, Scientists and Policy Advocates
Doug Parsons, America Adapts: The Climate Change Podcast, Elli Sparks, Citizens' Climate Lobby
Moderator: Jill Caviglia-Harris (Salisbury University)

Registration for Workshop
Hot Breakfast
Keynote Address, Steve Polasky, University of Minnesota
“Jointly Achieving Environmental and Economic Objectives from Local to Global Scale”
Selected Paper Session II
Lunch and Keynote Address, Amy W. Ando, University of Illinois
Diversifying Risk in Multiple Environmental Objectives Under Climate Uncertainty
Selected Paper Session III
Coffee Break
Selected Paper Session IV
Wrap-up, Special Issue, and Closing

Selected Paper Session I  1:30 pm – 3:10 pm, June 13               Moderator: Katharine Sims* (Amherst College)

Long term climate change effects on the economics of world forests
Alice Favero* (Georgia Institute of Technology), Robert Mendelsohn; Brent Sohngen

Market-level implications of regulating forest carbon storage and albedo for climate change mitigation
Aapo Rautiainen* (Natural Resources Institute Finland), Jussi Lintunen, Jussi Uusivuori

Symmetric social costs of forest carbon stock change under projected economic and climatic pressures.
Raymundo Marcos-Martinez (CSIRO)*, Brett A. Bryan, Kurt A. Schwabe, Jeffery D. Connor, Elizabeth A. Law

The Effect of Climate Change and Inter-Species Competition on Rangeland Stocking Decisions
Katherine Lee (University of Idaho), Gregory L. Torell* (exas A&M), L. Allen Torell

Selected Paper Session II  9:55 am – 11:35 am, June 14             Moderator: Katherine Lee (University of Idaho)

Land conservation payments also conserve communal social capital: regression discontinuity evidence from Mexico
Katharine R.E. Sims* (Amherst College), Jennifer M. Alix-Garcia, Victor H. O. Olvera, Laura Costica, Jorge D. F. Medina, Sofía R. Monroy

Modeling the Opportunity Costs of Reducing Legal Deforestation and the Implications for Forest Policy in Mato Grosso, Brazil
Ruben Lubowski (Environmental Defense Fund), Ruohong Cai, Tiago Reis, Marcelo Stabile, Andrea Azevedo, Breno Pietracci* (EDF)

Land management and restoration to offset GHG emissions: A study of potential soil organic carbon changes from land use and management in Italy
Mark Sperow* (West Virginia University), Edoardo Costantini

Evaluating Complementarities in Conservation Policies: Evidence from Brazil
Po Yin Wong* (Norwegian School of Economics), Torfinn Harding, Karlygash Kuralbayeva, Samantha DeMartino, Andre de Lima, Liana Anderson

Selected Paper Session III  1:10 pm – 2:30 pm, June 14      Moderator: Corey Lang (University of Rhode Island)

Coastal Land Conservation in the Face of Climate Change: Application of Modern Portfolio Theory to the Coastline of New England
George Voigt* (Colby College), Payal Shah, Sahan Dissanayake

Climate policy, land cover, and bird populations: Forecasting impacts on the future welfare of birders in the Pacific Northwest​.
Sonja Kolstoe* (Salisbury University), Trudy Ann, Cameron, Chad, Wilsey

An Empirical Analysis of Climate Change and Land-use Transitions in the Western U.S.
Jianhong Mu* (University of Oklahoma), Christopher Mihiar; David J. Lewis; Benjamin Sleeter; John T. Abatzoglou

Selected Paper Session IV  2:45 pm – 4:00 pm, June 14      Moderator: Mark Sperow* (West Virginia University)

Land Tenure and Property Rights, and Rural Households’ Willingness to Accept Incentives to Invest in Measures to Combat Land Degradation in Nigeria
Adebayo Shittu* (Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria), Lois T. Akisanya, Mojisola O. Kehinde, and Maria G. Ogunnaike

Perception of Climate Change and Land Allocation Strategy in Mekong Delta of Vietnam 
Ashok Mishra (Arizona State Unviersity), Valerian Pede, Gustavo Barboza*

How Will Climate Change Affect the Local Valuation of Open Space?
Alex Blanchette* (University of Rhode Island), Corey Lang