- Human Dimensions — Water Infrastructure — Climate adaptation
- Human Dimensions — Watershed Management — Climate adaptation
- Physical — Climate Change — Monitoring / Detection
- Physical — Climate Change — Prediction / Modeling
- Physical — Climate Change — Management/Adaptation strategies
Education / Outreach Target Audience
- Decision making community (Government at all levels)
Beth Gibbons is the director of the University of Michigan\'s Climate Center. The U-M Climate Center is dedicated to supporting the long-term sustainability of the Great Lakes region in the face of climate change and facilitating smart decision-making, backed by scientific knowledge. Additionally, Beth serves as the Program Manager of NOAA\'s Great Lakes regional RISA, GLISA. GLISA integrates information from a wide array of scientific fields, develops collaborations between entities with similar goals, and helps inform decision makers throughout the region with sound science. In both roles her core responsibilities include fostering the transfer of information on climate change and resilience from the research community to stakeholders throughout the region. Beth holds a graduate degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Michigan and has worked in the U.S. and Africa on myriad natural resource management, community, and economic development initiatives.