On November 13, 2014, TSC hosted a Tahoe Climate Symposium at the Tahoe Center for Environmental Sciences in Incline Village, NV. The symposium featured panels and presentations by local experts on topics such as climate models, storms, drought, and wildfire. To learn more about the symposium and the research presented, click here.
The 18th Annual Lake Tahoe Summit was hosted by US Senator Diane Feinstein at the Vahalla Estate in South Lake Tahoe, California on August 19, 2014.
Image right: In conjunction with the annual Tahoe Summit, the University of Nevada, Reno and the Desert Research Institute publishes a report highlighting their collective research and outreach efforts in the Tahoe Basin.
Over the next two years, the Tahoe Science Consortium TSC, together with USGS, will convene a series of workshops with stakeholders and interested communities such as federal, state, and local agencies, tribal representatives, natural resource managers, non-governmental organizations, business leaders, and scientists to discuss impacts of an ARkStorm in the Tahoe region. These workshops will aim to incorporate ARkStorm threats into emergency response exercises and planning in the region and to identify social and environmental vulnerabilities. The community will be encouraged and facilitated to discuss preparations that can reduce these vulnerabilities. Overall, the ARkStorm@Tahoe exercise will help the communities of Tahoe and surrounding areas to better prepare for extreme storms, increasing both social and ecological resilience to AR storms including ARkStorms.
In conjunction with the annual Tahoe Summit, the University of Nevada, Reno and DRI publishes a report highlighting their collective research and outreach efforts in the Tahoe Basin.