Opportunities for Action: Which Levers to Pull, When, Where, and By Whom?

Sunday, 15 February 2015: 8:00 AM-9:30 AM
Room 210G (San Jose Convention Center)
Catherine Kuhlman, California Ocean Protection Council/California Natural Resources Agency, Sacramento, CA
Although acidification and hypoxia are regarded as large scale phenomena, they exert effects at local and regional scales. . Decision makers with water quality and resource perspectives at state and regional levels need to understand whether and how any actions under their control might change the ecosystem impacts. Cross-state partnerships, such as the West Coast OA Hypoxia Panel can help identify mechanisms whereby targeted management strategies can have an effect.