IRI Scientists Collaborate with Health Experts on Early Warning Systems for Malaria and other Climate-Sensitive Diseases 7 May 2013

IRI Scientists Collaborate with Health Experts on Early Warning Systems for Malaria and other Climate-Sensitive Diseases

Scientists at the International Research Institute for Climate Society (IRI) research ways to mitigate the effects of current transmission and future changes of such diseases as participants in the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Center on Early Warning Systems for Malaria and other Climate Sensitive Diseases.
New Assessment Outlines Unique Challenges Climate Instability Poses to Southwest 6 May 2013

New Assessment Outlines Unique Challenges Climate Instability Poses to Southwest

In an era of increasing climate instability, the southwestern region in the United States faces strained water resources, greater prevalence of tree-killing pests and potentially significant alterations of agricultural infrastructure. Such threats and challenges, as well as others, are detailed in the Assessment of Climate Change in the Southwest United States, a new book published by Island Press. 

New Article Highlights Challenges of Research in the High Latitudes 29 April 2013

New Article Highlights Challenges of Research in the High Latitudes

The article, "High-Latitude Ocean and Sea Ice Surface Fluxes: Challenges for Climate Research" was published in the March Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS) issue and is now available online.
NOAA and International Partners Participate in Fourth Indian Ocean Capacity Building Workshop 19 April 2013

NOAA and International Partners Participate in Fourth Indian Ocean Capacity Building Workshop

The Fourth WMO/IOC Data Buoy Cooperation Panel (DBCP) Western Indian Ocean Capacity Building Workshop will be hosted by Tanzania's Meteorological Agency (TMA) and Institute for Marine Sciences (IMS) on April 29-May 3, 2013, in Zanzibar, Tanzania. The goal of the workshop is to demonstrate the socio-economic value and benefits of new Indian Ocean Observing systems in reducing disaster risk such as from droughts and floods, managing fisheries, and improving predictive capacity for the Western Indian Ocean States.
New Assessment on Climate Change & the Olympic Coast Sanctuary 15 April 2013

New Assessment on Climate Change & the Olympic Coast Sanctuary

A new assessment report interprets potential futures regarding climate change and the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary. The report is now available online. 
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