Saturday, October 25, 2014

How Hurricane Sandy tamed the bureaucracy

RISA, CSI lead Adam Parris has an article appearing in Issues in Science and Technology about how Sandy was the impetus for a broad collaboration of federal, state and local leaders to develop a sea level rise planning tool designed to help communities "break the cycle of recovery and response" and instead rebuild for resiliency.

The article, "How Hurricane Sandy Tamed the Bureaucracy," is available at the Issues in Science and Technology website at: http://issues.org

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MAPP Webinar Series: Seasonal Prediction: Achievements and New Frontiers

The NOAA CPO Modeling, Analysis, Prediction, and Projections (MAPP) program hosted a webinar on the topic of Seasonal Prediction: Achievements and New Frontiers on Wednesday, October 29, 2014. The announcement is provided below; you are invited to remotely join the session.