Wednesday, September 02, 2015

How Hurricane Sandy tamed the bureaucracy

RISA, CSI lead Adam Parris has an article appearing in Issues in Science and Technology about how Sandy was the impetus for a broad collaboration of federal, state and local leaders to develop a sea level rise planning tool designed to help communities "break the cycle of recovery and response" and instead rebuild for resiliency.

The article, "How Hurricane Sandy Tamed the Bureaucracy," is available at the Issues in Science and Technology website at:

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9/16/2015 2:00 PM

CVP Webinar Series on Decadal Variability and Predictability

Next Session: Wednesday, September 16th at 2pm

Please join us from 2-3PM EDT on Wednesday, September 16th for the next Decadal Variability and Predictability webinar, featuring presentations on AMOC's Impact on Climate Regimes, and on West African Monsoons & Atlantic Hurricanes.

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