Program Manager, Southern Climate Impacts Planning Program

Louisiana State University

Speaking At:
Sea Level Rise: Science Needed for Local Decisions
June 26, 2013 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: 145B
Topic: Oceans

Carter Presentation

Lynne Carter is the Associate Director and Program Manager for SCIPP and Associate Director for the Coastal Sustainability Studio (CSS) at Louisiana State University. CSS brings together designers (architects and landscape architects) with engineers and coastal scientists to rethink what might work along the coast. Dr. Carter is also the Director of the Adaptation Network, a non-profit, established (2006) to assist U.S. communities in building resilience and reducing vulnerabilities to the unavoidable impacts of climate change. She has worked on a wide range of climate change issues since 1988, has organized conferences and workshops on various aspects of climate change, including around natural resource adaptations for the New England Governors/Eastern Canadian Premiers. She has developed and taught semester long and short courses (including at the Environmental Change program at Oxford), delivered more than 60 public presentations on climate change, written and contributed to articles and reports on climate change for a variety of audiences, including all three US National Climate Assessments – 2000, 2009, 2013 (in prep). Lynne is an appointed member of: the Federal Advisory Committee for the 2013 US National Climate Assessment and a convening lead author for the SE and a lead author for the Adaptation chapter; ICLEI’s Climate Adaptation Experts Advisory Committee; and the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment Adaptation Committee. Her educational background includes science (B.S., M.S.), science policy (M.M.A.), and science education (Ph.D.).