RISA releases 2013 Annual Meeting Report

  • 10 August 2014
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For more than 15 years, NOAA's Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (RISA) program has been supporting research teams that conduct interdisciplinary and regionally relevant research to inform resource management, planning' and public policy.

The program's new 2013 Annual Meeting Report provides a summary of insights and outcomes from the meeting, which involved knowledge transfer around research themes as well as a discussion of the practice of user-driven research.

The report describes the RISA program as well as the work and specific themes (i.e. Extreme Events, Knowledge Networks) that were used to frame the meeting.

Lastly, the report describes the future development of the program as well as a summary of key findings from the event. 

To view a PDF of the report, click HERE

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