Columbia University highlights Mingfang Ting, James Kossin (NOAA NCEI), Cuihua Li, and Suzana Camargo’s new hurricane intensity study, supported by NOAA Research’s Modeling, Analysis, Predictions, and Projections Program (MAPP) Program,
Research led by MAPP supported PI, Dr. Suzana Camargo, examined the impact of volcanic aerosols on recent global tropical cyclone activity in observations, reanalysis, and models (including the CMIP5 multi-model).
Risa grantees recently published an opinion paper in Climate and Development. The article describes how rural, minority, and impoverished coastal communities who rely heavily on ecosystem services for protection, disproportionately face the burden of sea level rise.
Droughts have disastrous impacts on the agricultural, economic, and public health sectors. With the formation of droughts still being researched, scientists ability to forecast droughts for North America has been greatly affected.