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by Hayley Carter / California Ocean Science Trust, San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival

Agenda Available: May 23 OPC Science Advisory Team Workshop, Oakland, CA

April 10, 2017

"The Science of Climate Adaptation in California"

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
TUESDAY, MAY 23, 2017​
Elihu M. Harris State Building, Room 1
Oakland, CA

Ocean Science Trust and the Ocean Protection Council are pleased to share the agenda for the public workshop of the Ocean Protection Council Science Advisory Team “The Science of Climate Adaptation in California” taking place Tuesday, May 23 in Oakland, CA.

Download the agenda here

At this workshop, the Ocean Protection Council Science Advisory Team (OPC-SAT), California Ocean Science Trust, the California Ocean Protection Council (OPC), other state decision-makers and partners will come together to:

  • Scan the horizon: Inform OPC’s strategic planning and priorities through a horizon scanning exercise, identifying current and emerging science issues and research that the SAT sees as important for California in the near- and longer-term.
  • Inform a Statewide Ocean and Coastal Climate Change Roadmap: Discuss the formation of an OPC-SAT Working Group to develop a Statewide Ocean and Coastal Roadmap Report as part of California’s 4th Climate Change Assessment.

The public is invited to attend.


About the OPC Science Advisory Team

The OPC-SAT is composed of 26 esteemed scientists, convened to serve the science policy needs of California. Ocean Science Trust hosts annual workshops of the OPC-SAT, state partners and interested members of the public to inform important issues facing California’s ocean and coast.



Funding for the SAT is provided largely by the Ocean Protection Council with a contribution from the Ocean Science Trust, and embodies the partnership between these two organizations.



For more information or to be added to a SAT information distribution list, please contact Hayley Carter (


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