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New book highlights positive impacts of the NOAA RISA program

Friday, April 22, 2016

The Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (RISA) program is proud to announce the release of Climate in Context: Science and Society Partnering for Adaptation, an edited volume being published by Wiley & Sons.

CPO highlights milestones and achievements in 2015 Annual Report

Friday, March 11, 2016
NOAA's Climate Program Office released its FY15 Annual Report on March 11, 2016. The report gives an overview of CPO's achievements  in FY15 and highlights the great work done by the Office's Divisions and Programs to advance scientific understanding of climate and improve society's ability to plan and respond to a changing climate.

Managing Disaster: A new report on the 2013 Oklahoma Tornado

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

The Southern Climate Impacts Planning Program (SCIPP), a NOAA RISA team, have released a new report on the emergency management response to the May 2013 EF-5 tornado that struck central Oklahoma. 

What does El Niño mean for California and Nevada?

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

The California Nevada Applications Program (CNAP), a NOAA RISA team, released a two-page outreach document on El Niño and what it might mean for the California-Nevada region. This document draws on both historical records and forecasts to outline multiple possible impacts of El Niño.

CISA RISA releases 4-Pager on South Carolina Floods of October 2015

Friday, November 20, 2015

Members of the Carolinas Integrated Sciences & Assessments (CISA), a NOAA RISA team, compiled an integrated assessment of the conditions which contributed to the October 2015 extreme rainfall and flooding events in South Carolina.

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NOAA’s Regional Integrated Sciences & Assessments (RISA) program supports research teams that help expand and build the nation’s capacity to prepare for and adapt to climate variability and change. Central to the RISA approach are commitments to process, partnership, and trust building.  Learn more...   

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RISA Teams

Caitlin Simpson, RISA Program Director

Chelsea Combest-Friedman, Program Manager