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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.  

NOAA's Climate Program Office (CPO) is announcing the Federal Funding Opportunity for Fiscal Year 2015

Tuesday, July 22, 2014
NOAA's Climate Program Office (CPO) is announcing the Federal Funding Opportunity for Fiscal Year 2015. Pending final budget appropriations, CPO expects approximately $15.5 million will be available through the announcement, and anticipates nearly 100 new awards  between $50,000 to $200,000 each, with multi-year RISA awards ranging from $600,000 to $700,000 per year.

How Hurricane Sandy tamed the bureaucracy

Wednesday, June 25, 2014
RISA and CSI lead Adam Parris has an article appearing in Issues in Science and Technology.

CPO selects Adam Parris as CASD division chief

Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Adam Parris has been selected as division chief for the Climate Assessment and Services Division, which houses the Climate and Societal Interactions (CSI) Program at CPO.

Western Water Assessment RISA welcomes new director

Monday, June 16, 2014
Lisa Dilling, assistant professor of Environmental Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder, is the new director of the Western Water Assessment (WWA), an applied research program that addresses societal vulnerabilities related to climate, particularly in the area of water resources.
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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...   

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RISA Teams

Adam Parris
Program Manager,
Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments

Phone: (301) 734-1243
Fax: (301) 713-0518
adam.parris@noaa.gov


Caitlin Simpson
Program Manager,
Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments

Phone: (301) 734-1251
Fax: (301) 713-0518
caitlin.simpson@noaa.gov