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This table appears in chapter adaptation-efforts-us-natural-resource-science-management-agencies of the Climate Change Adaptation in United States Federal Natural Resource Science and Management Agencies: A Synthesis report.

Example mission, major climate change science and adaptation accomplishments, and documents guiding climate change science and adaptation in Federal land and water management agencies.

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Agency Mission Science and Adaptation Accomplishments Primary Guiding Documents
National Aeronautics and Space Administration Expand human knowledge of the Earth and of phenomena in the atmosphere and space Deployed 18 satellites that study all aspects of the Earth system and advance fundamental scientific knowledge of global climate variability and change Supports an Earth Observing System Data and Information System that provides services and tools needed to enable use of NASA'™s Earth science data in new models, research results, and decision support system benchmarking; the system also improves support for end users. Developed a website that features information about climate change Supports an Applied Sciences Program that works through partnerships with organizations to find practical uses for Earth science data and scientific knowledge for decision makers and the public Developed a Climate Risk Management Plan (2012, 2014) 2010 -“ Responding to the Challenge of Climate and Environmental Change: NASA's Plan for a Climate-Centric Architecture for Earth Observations and Applications from Space 2011 -“ NASA Policy Statement: Adapting to a Changing Climate 2012 -“ 2012 NASA Climate Risk Management Plan: Managing Climate Risks and Adapting to a Changing Climate 2014 - NASA Strategic Plan 2014 2014 - Science Plan 2014 2014 -“ 2014 Climate Risk Management Plan
National Science Foundation Promote and advance scientific progress in the United States Funds research and programs related to climate change, including Decision Making Under Uncertainty Centers, the Long-Term Ecological Research Network, National Center for Atmospheric Research, National Ecological Observatory Network, Science, Engineering, and Education for Sustainability programs, Dynamics of Coupled Natural and Human Systems, and the Office of Polar Programs 2010 – Quadrennial Defense Review Report 2011 – DoD Natural Resources Conservation Instruction (DoDI 4715.03) 2013 – Integrated Natural Resources Management Plan Implementation Manual (DoDM 4715.03) 2013 – Climate Change Adaptation Roadmap 2014 – Quadrennial Defense Review Report 2014 – Climate Change Adaptation Roadmap
Smithsonian Institution Increase and diffuse knowledge Supports climate change-related research at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, and Conservation Biology Institute Developed several websites aimed at educating the public about climate change research findings Convened a professional training course called, “Applied Climate Change: Gaining Practical Skills for Climate Change Adaptation” 2010 -“ Inspiring Generations through Knowledge and Discovery (Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2010-2015)
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U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Develop and execute U.S. policy on food, agriculture, natural resources, rural development, nutrition, and related issues Conducted High-Level Analysis of Agency Vulnerability to Climate Change Developed a Climate Change Science Plan Developed a Climate Change Adaptation Plan (2012, 2014) 2010 -“ Strategic plan for FY2010-15: Strategic Goal 2 2010 -“ Climate Change Science Plan 2011 - Climate Change Adaptation Policy Statement (DR-1070-001) 2012 -“ High-Level Analysis of Agency Vulnerability to Climate Change 2012 -“ Climate Change Adaptation Plan for the USDA 2014 - Climate Change Adaptation Plan for the USDA
USDA Forest Service Develop and execute U.S. policy on food, agriculture, natural resources, rural development, nutrition, and related issues Conducted High-Level Analysis of Agency Vulnerability to Climate Change Developed a Climate Change Science Plan Developed a Climate Change Adaptation Plan (2012, 2014) 2010 -“ Strategic plan for FY2010-15: Strategic Goal 2 2010 -“ Climate Change Science Plan 2011 -“ Climate Change Adaptation Policy Statement (DR-1070-001) 2012 -“ High-Level Analysis of Agency Vulnerability to Climate Change 2012 - Climate Change Adaptation Plan for the USDA 2014 -“ Climate Change Adaptation Plan for the USDA
USDA Forest Service Developed the National Roadmap for Responding to Climate Change Developed the Climate Change Performance Scorecard to track unit success in meeting adaptation and mitigation goals Supports the Climate Change Resource Center Conducted climate change vulnerability assessments throughout the U.S. Established several science-management adaptation partnerships Developed a Forest Service Climate Change Adaptation Plan as part of the broader USDA Adaptation Plan Developed the National Roadmap for Responding to Climate Change Developed the Climate Change Performance Scorecard to track unit success in meeting adaptation and mitigation goals Supports the Climate Change Resource Center Conducted climate change vulnerability assessments throughout the U.S. Established several science-management adaptation partnerships Developed a Forest Service Climate Change Adaptation Plan as part of the broader USDA Adaptation Plan 2008 -“ Strategic Framework for Responding to Climate Change 2009 - Forest Service Global Change Research Strategy 2011 -“ National Roadmap for Responding to Climate Change 2011 - Climate Change Performance Scorecard 2014 -“ USDA Individual Agency Climate Change Adaptation Plans -“ Forest Service
Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Understand and predict changes in climate, weather, oceans, and coasts; share that knowledge and information with others; and conserve and manage coastal and marine ecosystems and resources Supports a Climate Predictions Center Supports research laboratories and a Climate Program Office that conduct research on climate systems Supports the Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments Program Launched a Climate-Smart Sanctuary Initiative to address the impacts of climate change in the national marine sanctuary system Supports the Climate Regimes and Ecosystem Productivity Program, which provides decision-makers with information on climate change impacts on U.S. marine ecosystems Supports a Coastal Services Center that provides technology, information, trainings, and management strategies used by organizations to address coastal issues Developed the Digital Coast website Established a Climate Adaptation Team to coordinate all climate adaptation assets and efforts. Manages and maintains the Climate.gov portal (in a partnership) to provide easy, online access to climate data and information products 2009 - Policy Guidance, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries 2010 - Next Generation Strategic Plan
Department of Defense (DoD) To train soldiers, sailors, and airmen/ airwomen, and test the equipment they need for war-fighting and peace-keeping, and to protect our nation and its citizens Established requirement to assess and, as possible, address anticipated impacts from climate change in installation Integrated Natural Resources Management Plans Developed a Climate Change Adaptation Roadmap (2013, 2014) Active partner in CEQ Climate Change Working Groups Established a DoD Climate Change Action Working Group to facilitate collaboration among DoD and the Military Departments Conducted workshops to educate employees about climate change Conducted adaptation research in coastal zones, the Arctic, Alaska, deserts, and the Pacific Islands Conducted vulnerability assessments on species, ecosystems, and infrastructure 2010 - Quadrennial Defense Review Report 2011 -“ DoD Natural Resources Conservation Instruction (DoDI 4715.03) 2013 -“ Integrated Natural Resources Management Plan Implementation Manual (DoDM 4715.03) 2013 -“ Climate Change Adaptation Roadmap 2014 - Quadrennial Defense Review Report 2014 - Climate Change Adaptation Roadmap
DoD U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Deliver public and military engineering services to strengthen U.S. security and reduce risks from disasters Active partner in the Climate Change and Water Working Group Developed sea level guidance and tools Developed a Climate Change Adaptation Plan (2011, 2014) Provided guidance for vulnerability assessments Conducted pilot studies to test adaptation methods and frameworks Developed “Federal Support Toolbox” website for water managers with NOAA 1986 -“ Planning Guidance Notebook (with sea level rise section; updated in 2000) 2011 -“ Engineer Circular, Sea-Level Change in Considerations in Civil Work Programs 2011 - Climate Change Adaptation Policy Statement 2011 -“ Climate Change Adaptation Plan 2013 -“ Procedures to Evaluate Sea Level Change: Impacts, Responses, and Adaptation 2014 -“ Climate Change Adaptation Policy Statement (reaffirms and supersedes the 2011 policy statement) 2014 -“ Climate Change Adaptation Plan
Department of Interior (DOI) Protect America’s natural resources and heritage, honor our cultures and tribal communities, and supply the energy to power our future Required all DOI agencies to incorporate climate change in planning, prioritization, and decision-making Developed a Climate Change Adaptation Plan (2012, 2014) Initiated Landscape Conservation Cooperatives and Climate Science Centers Developed guidance for agencies on addressing the impacts of climate change (through Manual 523) 2009 -“ Secretarial Order 3285 2009 -“ Secretarial Order 3289: Addressing the Impacts of Climate Change on America's Water, Land, and Other Natural and Cultural Resources 2012 -“ Office of Policy Analysis Manual 523 2013 -“ Climate Change Adaptation Plan 2013 -“ Secretarial Order 3330 2014 -“ Climate Change Adaptation Plan
DOI Bureau of Indian Affairs Enhance the quality of life, promote economic opportunity, and carry out the responsibility to protect and improve the trust assets of American Indians, Indian tribes, and Alaska Natives Awarded grants to tribes to facilitate education on climate change and enable planning for climate change impacts 2015 -“ FY 2015 Tribal Cooperative Landscape Conservation Program Funding
DOI Bureau of Land Management Sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations Completed four Rapid Ecoregional Assessments, with 11 others in progress Under development
DOI Bureau of Reclamation Manage, develop, and protect water and related resources in an environmentally and economically sound manner in the interest of the American public Participates in the Climate Change and Water Working Group and Landscape Conservation Cooperatives Completed West-Wide Climate Risk Assessments in the 17 western states Completed four basin studies, and funded an addition 15 studies to facilitate adaptation planning Invested in climate-related data and tool development Completed and updated a literature synthesis on projected effects of climate change on hydrology and water resources 2009 - SECURE Water Act 2010 -“ DOI Secretarial Order 3297 2011 -“ SECURE Water Act Section 9503(c) - Reclamation Climate Change and Water, Report to Congress
DOI National Park Service Preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the National Park system for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations Participates in Landscape Conservation Cooperatives Developed training modules to educate staff about climate change Partnered with universities and other agencies to conduct vulnerability assessments of ecosystems and species Developing guidance for addressing climate change effects in facilities design and construction Conducted over 18 climate change scenario workshops Initiated efforts to engage National Park visitors on climate change 2010 -“ Climate Change Response Strategy 2012 -“ Climate Change Action Plan 2014 -“ Climate Change Action Plan
DOI Fish and Wildlife Service Work with others to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, plants, and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people Developed a strategic plan for responding to climate change and created a National Climate Team to implement the strategic plan Coordinated and participates in the Landscape Conservation Cooperatives Provides climate change education through the National Conservation Training Center Co-led development of the National Fish, Wildlife, and Plants Climate Adaptation Strategy Conducted vulnerability assessment on some National Wildlife Refuges Developed technical and managers'™ guides to resource vulnerability assessments 2010 - Rising to the Urgent Challenge: Strategic Plan for Responding to Accelerated Climate Change 2013 -“ National Fish, Wildlife, and Plants Climate Adaptation Strategy 2014 -“ Taking Action: A Progress Report on the National Fish, Wildlife, and Plants Climate Adaptation Strategy
DOI U.S. Geological Survey To provide reliable scientific information to describe and understand the Earth; minimize loss of life and property from natural disasters; manage water, biological, energy, and mineral resources; and enhance and protect our quality of life Supports programs within several mission areas, including Ecosystems, Natural Hazards, Water, and Climate and Land Use Change, which produce science and information relevant to climate change and adaptation Supports the National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center, which assists land managers in meeting the challenges of climate change and its effects on wildlife and currently manages eight DOI Climate Science Centers 2007 – Facing tomorrow’s challenges—U.S. Geological Survey science in the decade 2007–2017: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1309 2013 – Climate and Land Use Change Science Strategy
Environmental Protection Agency Protect human health and the environment Developed a Climate Change Adaptation Plan (2012, 2014) Produced reports giving guidelines for vulnerability assessments or assessing vulnerability of specific resources Office of Water developed a National Water Program 2012 Strategy that identifies potential responses to climate change Developed Climate Ready Estuaries and Climate Ready Water Utilities programs. 2014 – Climate Change Adaptation Plan 2014 – Adaptation Implementation Plans for Program and Regional Offices
U.S. Global Change Research Program Assist the Nation and the world to understand, assess, predict, and respond to human-induced and natural processes of global change Coordinates and integrates research efforts on climate change and its societal impacts across 13 federal agencies Produces the National Climate Assessment every four years Supports the Adaptation Science Interagency Working Group, which identifies research needs and priorities at local, regional, and federal levels and strives to bridge gaps in knowledge and communication between researchers and decision-makers. 2012 – The National Global Change Research Plan 2012-2021: A Strategic Plan for the U.S. Global Change Research Program 2014 – Third U.S. National Climate Assessment
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