Thursday, December 25, 2014


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Longtime RISA PI to be honored at 2014 AGU Meeting

Tuesday, December 02, 2014
Kelly Redmond, Climatologist with the Desert Research Institute and Co-Principal Investigator for the Southwest Climate Science Center, will be honored for his lifetime of work at the 2014 Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) in San Francisco on December 15-19, 2014.

SCIPP RISA celebrates new logo, website

Tuesday, December 02, 2014
The Southern Climate Impacts Planning Program (a RISA program) is celebrating its re-designed SCIPP website. Over the past year the SCIPP team worked to simplify and make the site more functional. They also have a new logo and look.

RISA Program Social Scientist Position open in the NOAA Climate Program Office

Monday, October 06, 2014
This position offers a rare opportunity for a social scientist with management experience to join a dynamic group of experts working on and managing projects related to the societal dimensions of climate. The position will provide management and support for research, assessments, and climate services development activities designed to bring sound, interdisciplinary science to bear on climate sensitive resource management and adaptation challenges in key sectors and regions. Please Click on Article Title for more information about the position and a link to apply.

Adam Parris speaks at Congressional briefing

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

CPO's Adam Parris was invited by the American Chemical Society and the Society for Risk Analysis to speak at a Congressional briefing on September 12, 2014 at the Rayburn Building of the House of Representatives.

2013 RISA Annual Meeting Report

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

For over 15 years, NOAA's Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (RISA) program has been supporting research teams that conduct interdisciplinary and regionally relevant research to inform resource management, planning' and public policy. The program's new 2013 Annual Meeting Report provides a summary of insights and outcomes from the meeting which involved knowledge transfer around research themes, as well as a discussion of the practice of user-driven research.  

About RISA

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...   

Download our two-pager (pdf). 

RISA Teams

Adam Parris
Program Manager,
Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments

Phone: (301) 734-1243
Fax: (301) 713-0518

Caitlin Simpson
Program Manager,
Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments

Phone: (301) 734-1251
Fax: (301) 713-0518