11 December 2012
NOAA has released a report that estimates global mean sea level rise over the next century based on a comprehensive synthesis of existing scientific literature. Scientists have very high confidence (greater than 90% chance) that global mean sea level will rise at least 8 inches (0.2 meter) and no more than 6.6 feet (2.0 meters) by 2100.
7 December 2012
The CPO-funded NOAA-RISA Western Water Assessment helped develop an introductory webinar for water resource professionals that will introduce a pilot training program on assessing climate change impacts on water resources.
5 October 2012
On the Rio Grande—historically the wellspring for more than five million people in Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, and Mexico—coping with scarcity has become a reality, and water management and use in the region may be a leading example of how to adapt to drier times.