A rugged, whitewater river flowing northward through deep canyons, the New River is among the oldest rivers on the continent. New River Gorge National River in West Virginia encompasses over 70,000 acres of land along the New River, is rich in cultural and natural history, and offers an abundance of scenic and recreational opportunities.
A four day set of combined workshops to develop the five year science agenda and the related first year implementation plan for the North Central Climate Science Center (first two days) and allow collaborators to develop prospectus for work funded by the NC CSC (last two days).
Participants were invited from the North Central University Consortium (NCUC), members of the Stakeholder Advisory Committee (SAC), USGS centers within the NC CSC domain and other select and relevant federal research groups.
A near completed draft of the NC CSC five year science plan and initial draft of the first year implementation plan.
Self-organized teams with prospectus for research projects that fulfill the needs expressed in the five year science agenda which leverage existing university and federal programs, and deliver tangible benefits to land managers within the next two to five years.
Date: April 30 - May 3, 2012
Where: Montana State University, Transportation Systems Engineering Building