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Pacific RISA Principal Investigator Victoria Keener Speaks about Peer-to-Peer Knowledge Exchange and Participatory Scenario Planning at the ASU Center for Science and Policy Outcomes 26 May 2022

Pacific RISA Principal Investigator Victoria Keener Speaks about Peer-to-Peer Knowledge Exchange and Participatory Scenario Planning at the ASU Center for Science and Policy Outcomes

Dr. Victoria Keener, a RISA-funded scientist, spoke on the importance of collaboration and planning in advancing climate adaptation initiatives and policies at the ASU Center for Science and Policy Outcomes.

Southeast Alaska Drought and Extreme Events Workshop Hosted by Alaska RISA team 5 May 2022

Southeast Alaska Drought and Extreme Events Workshop Hosted by Alaska RISA team

This March 2022 workshop aimed to build on existing climate adaptation efforts and assist with the development of community-driven adaptation strategies to serve the specific needs, challenges, and opportunities of remote communities in Southeast Alaska.

NIDIS and CNAP to Host Drought Update and Wildfire Outlook Webinar for California and the Southwest 5 May 2022

NIDIS and CNAP to Host Drought Update and Wildfire Outlook Webinar for California and the Southwest

Wildfire season across the Southwestern U.S. has begun, with multiple destructive fires burning in Arizona and New Mexico. This June 2nd webinar will provide timely information on the current drought status and outlook and wildland fire potential outlook.

Climate Impacts Research Consortium (CIRC), a former NOAA RISA team, to host a screening of the Spokane Climate Project film on May 16 29 April 2022

Climate Impacts Research Consortium (CIRC), a former NOAA RISA team, to host a screening of the Spokane Climate Project film on May 16

The Pacific Northwest Climate Impacts Research Consortium (CIRC), a former NOAA RISA team, will host a screening of the 20-minute Spokane Climate Project film, followed by an interactive session with the film’s director.

NIDIS-Funded Project Finds That Evaporative Demand Increase Across Lower 48 Means Less Water Supplies, Drier Vegetation, and Higher Fire Risk 21 April 2022

NIDIS-Funded Project Finds That Evaporative Demand Increase Across Lower 48 Means Less Water Supplies, Drier Vegetation, and Higher Fire Risk

Increased evaporative demand will be an essential consideration for land and water management planning going forward.

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