CPO Convenes Interagency Meeting on the New NOAA Blue Carbon Inventory Project 2 June 2021

CPO Convenes Interagency Meeting on the New NOAA Blue Carbon Inventory Project

The NOAA Blue Carbon Inventory Project harnesses capabilities across NOAA and the U.S. Government to provide international technical assistance and peer-to-peer learning focused on coastal blue carbon, ecosystem services (including co-benefits for adaptation and mitigation), and coastal resilience.

Anthropogenic Climate Change Exacerbated Impacts of Hurricane Sandy, Study Says 2 June 2021

Anthropogenic Climate Change Exacerbated Impacts of Hurricane Sandy, Study Says

A recent study co-funded by the Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (RISA) program found that sea level rise caused by anthropogenic climate change increased the extent and severity of damages from the 2012 hurricane.

CPO Partners with Sea Grant to Solicit and Fund Water Equity Proposals in the Great Lakes 1 June 2021

CPO Partners with Sea Grant to Solicit and Fund Water Equity Proposals in the Great Lakes

The proposals will support Sea Grant program projects aimed at improving the resilience of flood-vulnerable communities through equitable and inclusive stormwater and floodplain management. Water infrastructure improvement is necessary in the coming decade to prevent flooding along the shores of and within the Great Lakes watershed, especially among marginalized communities.

South Central RISA Creates Texas Temperature Dashboard 25 May 2021

South Central RISA Creates Texas Temperature Dashboard

While other resources exist that present regional or national trends in temperatures, few tools provide such information on a local level. The dashboard incorporates overall temperature trends as well as trends in indicators like extreme heat and warm nights, offering insight into changes in heat that can have public health ramifications as well as economic impacts.

AMAP Releases Deliverables to Coincide with Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting 25 May 2021

AMAP Releases Deliverables to Coincide with Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting

The new deliverables from the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Program (AMAP) highlight the latest findings regarding Arctic climate, contaminants, and impacts to Arctic Indigenous groups and other Arctic communities

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