Thursday, October 08, 2015

Supporting preparedness and resilience in a changing climate: NOAA’s Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (RISA) Program announces FY15 awards

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

NOAA’s Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (RISA) Program is announcing five new five-year awards totaling $19 million to research institutions from Honolulu to New York City to improve the ability of those seeking to prepare for and adapt to climate variability and change.

NOAA’s Climate Program Office awards $48M to advance climate research, improve community resilience

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

The Climate Program Office (CPO), a part of NOAA’s Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR), has awarded 53 new projects conducted by NOAA laboratories and operational centers, universities, and other agency and research partners valued at more than $48 million over the 1-5 year duration of the projects.

CPO announces FY16 Federal Funding Opportunities

Friday, July 17, 2015

CPO’s Programs are seeking applications for 10 individual competitions in FY 2016. We estimate that $14 million will be available through this Announcement in FY 2016 for approximately 100 new awards pending budget appropriations.  It is anticipated that most awards will be at a funding level between $50,000 and $300,000 per year, with some exceptions for larger awards.  Visit for more detailed information and instructions.

New center to advance drought research, preparedness

Thursday, June 25, 2015

The CPO-sponsored National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS) in June 2015 has funded the Drought Risk Management Research Center (DRMRC), at the National Drought Mitigation Center (NDMC) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The center will focus on research to improve drought monitoring, impacts assessment and risk management in close partnership with NIDIS and its federal, state, tribal and local partners, domestically and internationally. These efforts will advance preparedness for drought events and contribute to mitigation of its impacts.

Pacific Northwest RISA announces new Northwest Climate Magazine

Monday, June 01, 2015
The Climate Impacts Research Consortium (CIRC, a NOAA RISA team), in collaboration with the USGS Northwest Climate Science Center and the North Pacific Landscape Conservation Cooperative have released the first edition of a new magazine. 
Caitlin Simpson, Program Manager
Sarah Close, Program Specialist