Climate & Water Tools & Resources for Informed Agricultural Decisions

Thursday, May 12, 2016 -
12:00pm to 4:00pm
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As we prepare for another agricultural season and make plans for surviving future droughts and El Ninos, we would like to invite you to a workshop focusing on agriculture, climate and water Tools and Resources for Informed DecisionsWe will cover climate change, water resources and agriculture. 


We will have a networking lunch and an exciting list of speakers and opportunities for open discussion with colleagues, including:

  • Dr. Sam Sandoval Solis on Climate change impacts on California water resources and UC ANR initiatives
  • Jerald Meadows on Weather and Climate Interface: A look at the National Weather Service's tools for climate decision making
  • Michelle Selmon on Communicating climate change to water managers
  • Kerri Steenwerth on COMET-Farm for specialty crops in California
  • Armando Quintero on Update on the Water Storage Improvement Plan and the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act
  • Kripa Jagannathan on Growers' climate information needs for long-term decisions: A case study on almond growers

Join us in the Crescent Arch Room for a half day workshop. Parking available.

Sponsored by: 
University of California, Merced
Center for Climate Change Communication
UC Cooperative Extension
UC Water Security and Sustainability Research Initiative



What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Please see the UC Merced Parking Map for options. The closest lots to the Crescent Arch Room are:

  • Lake Lot
  • Lake Lot 2
  • Evolution Valley
  • Little Lake Lot

You can purchase a parking permit at little yellow parking dispensers. 

Where is the Crescent Room? 

It is the dark green building marked with #1 in the drawing below. If you come to UC Merced, go to The Summits.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please contact Tapan Pathak ( or Leigh Bernacchi ( with any questions.  


Thursday, May 12, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 4:15 PM (PDT) - Add to Calendar


Crescent Arch Room - UC Merced, Merced, CA - California 95343 - View Map


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