RISA scientist earns recognition for work at CLIMAS 21 October 2013

RISA scientist earns recognition for work at CLIMAS

The Quivira Coalition, a nonprofit organization based in Santa Fe, N.M., which is dedicated to building economic and ecological resilience on western working landscapes, has recognized Dr. Jonathan Overpeck for his leadership of the Climate Assessment of the Southwest (CLIMAS) RISA.

RISAs Participate in AGU Science Policy Meeting in Washington DC 29 July 2013

RISAs Participate in AGU Science Policy Meeting in Washington DC

Representatives from the RISA community participated in the meeting with the goal of moving beyond discussions to actually taking action to improve the science-policy interface. 

CCRUN RISA Contributes to Sea Level Rise Tools for Sandy Recovery 15 July 2013

CCRUN RISA Contributes to Sea Level Rise Tools for Sandy Recovery

NOAA, in partnership with FEMA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has created a set of map services to help stakeholders consider risks from future sea level rise in planning for reconstruction following Hurricane Sandy. The RISA program and the Consortium for Climate Risk in the Urban Northeast (CCRUN) RISA team in New York City played major roles in the development of the two reports that informed the mapping tools.

NOAA-funded researchers on fostering knowledge networks for climate change adaption 3 July 2013

NOAA-funded researchers on fostering knowledge networks for climate change adaption

NOAA-funded researchers co-authored an article for Nature Climate Change on the importance of fostering knowledge networks for climate adaptation. The authors discuss how the Great Lakes Integrated Sciences and Assessments Center, one of eleven Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments centers funded by NOAA’s Climate Program Office, are experimenting with this model.
Clearing up confusion on future of Colorado River flows 1 July 2013

Clearing up confusion on future of Colorado River flows

A paper by University of Washington researchers and co-authors at eight institutions across the West aims to explain this wide range, and provide policymakers and the public with a framework for comparison. The study, funded by NOAA through its Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments program and its National Integrated Drought Information System was published in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society.


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