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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.

The role of remote engagement in supporting boundary chain networks across Alaska

Monday, November 02, 2015

The Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy (ACCAP), a RISA program, has a new publication in Climate Risk Management.

SCIPP RISA releases Water Reservoir Data Visualization Tool

Monday, October 26, 2015
The Southern Climate Impacts Planning Program, a NOAA RISA program, released a new reservoir data visualization tool on October 26, 2015. The tool displays data for reservoirs located in Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana.

El Niño Impacts for Colorado: Panel Discussion and 2-Pager

Monday, October 26, 2015

Given the very strong El Niño event and its likely persistence for several more months, the Western Water Assessment, a NOAA RISA program at CU Boulder, hosted a panel of local experts from NOAA ESRL and the National Weather Service on Friday, Oct. 23. They also released a 2-pager highlighting ENSO's prospective impacts in Colorado.

Narrowing the gap between climate science and adaptation action: The role of boundary chains

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

A special issue of Climate Risk Management focuses on the role that boundary organizations narrow knowledge gaps to support adaptation, but also build capacity and networks that strengthen societal resilience. For the past five years, the Great Lakes Integrated Sciences + Assessments (GLISA), NOAA’s Great Lakes RISA office, has experimented with the boundary chains concept and approach.

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Caitlin Simpson, RISA Program Director
301-734-1251
caitlin.simpson@noaa.gov

Chelsea Combest-Friedman, Program Manager
301-734-1240
chelsea.combest_friedman@noaa.gov