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Ecological Drought: Impacts on Coastal Ecosystems

Mar 17
March 17, 2021
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
A dried out riverbed with dry, cracked soil

This webinar will share recent research on drought impacts to coastal ecosystems and services.


  • Dr. Kirsten Lackstrom, Research Associate, Carolinas Integrated Sciences & Assessments (a NOAA RISA team)
  • Dr. Beth Middleton, Research Ecologist, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, USGS
  • Dr. Michael Osland, Research Ecologist, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, USGS

This webinar is the fourth in a four-part series that seeks to raise awareness of ecological drought, share actions that strengthen ecosystems resilience and mitigate the impacts of droughts, and discuss research and management needs for future drought planning and preparedness. The series is co-hosted by NOAA’s National Integrated Drought Information System and the USGS National Climate Adaptation Science Center, with expert speakers from the research community, tribal nations, and government agencies.

Watch recordings of the first three webinars in this series: