Historical Ecology for Risk and Disaster Management

Historical Ecology for Risk Management:Youth Sustainability (HERMYS)

PolarTREC at the North Slope Borough Alaska


On January 15-17, 2013, join over 1,200 leaders from the emergency response, scientific, policy, conservation, and business communities, as well as federal and local government officials, to address themes such as cascading disasters, the intersection of the built and natural environments, disasters as mechanisms of ecosystem change, rethinking recovery and expanding the vision of mitigation, human behavior and its consequences and "No Regrets" resilience.

Network, share your experience, and work across traditional boundaries to develop strategies and launch new partnerships and initiatives to improve the forecasting, preparedness, responsiveness, and resilience of communities to environmental disasters of all types.

Explore the website - view the agenda, watch the videos and listen to interviews from our speakers about Hurricane Sandy, register and join us in January for what has been called "Davos for the Environment. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported that there were 14 disasters which caused greater than one billion dollars of damage in the United States in 2011 alone –more than during the entire decade of the 1980s.

Join us on linkedin for important conference updates or follow us on twitter @ncseconf, tweet #disastercon, and facebook .

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