The RISA Program Will Be Hosting Two Webinars to provide general information about the program and answer any questions on the upcoming FY16 Competition. Please Click On Article Title for Webinar Information and Further Details.
The CPO-sponsored National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS) in June 2015 has funded the Drought Risk Management Research Center (DRMRC), at the National Drought Mitigation Center (NDMC) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The center will focus on research to improve drought monitoring, impacts assessment and risk management in close partnership with NIDIS and its federal, state, tribal and local partners, domestically and internationally. These efforts will advance preparedness for drought events and contribute to mitigation of its impacts.
A paper supported by a grant from CPO’s Coastal and Ocean Climate Applications (COCA) program has been selected for Advance Online Publication in Nature Climate Change. The paper “Cultural knowledge and local vulnerability in African American Communities” appeared on the publication’s website on June 8, 2015.
Terrestrial ecosystems pull about one-fourth of anthropogenic CO2 emissions out of the atmosphere per year, serving as a sink for CO2 since industrialization.