NOAA's Climate Program Office (CPO) is announcing the Federal Funding Opportunity for Fiscal Year 2015 22 July 2014

NOAA's Climate Program Office (CPO) is announcing the Federal Funding Opportunity for Fiscal Year 2015

NOAA's Climate Program Office (CPO) is announcing the Federal Funding Opportunity for Fiscal Year 2015. Pending final budget appropriations, CPO expects approximately $15.5 million will be available through the announcement, and anticipates nearly 100 new awards  between $50,000 to $200,000 each, with multi-year RISA awards ranging from $600,000 to $700,000 per year.

IRI Special Issue: Shaping the Landscape of Climate Services 21 July 2014

IRI Special Issue: Shaping the Landscape of Climate Services

Shaping the Landscape of Climate Services: The International Research Institute for Climate and Society contains 14 essays and articles that together describe and illustrate how the institution has worked since 1996 to develop credible climate information and to make that information useful to those who could benefit from it.

 

 

 

Journal, Earth Perspectives: Transdisciplinarity Enabled on the role of the International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI) in Shaping Climate Services 30 June 2014

Journal, Earth Perspectives: Transdisciplinarity Enabled on the role of the International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI) in Shaping Climate Services

A Special Issue of the Journal, Earth Perspectives: Transdisciplinarity Enabled on the role of the International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI) in Shaping Climate Services was published on June 14th, 2014. 

The articles are open source and available online at: http://www.earth-perspectives.com/series/SLCS

NOAA/CPO supports interdisciplinary research, capacity building and decision support tool development in the Caribbean 4 June 2014

NOAA/CPO supports interdisciplinary research, capacity building and decision support tool development in the Caribbean

The first workshop of the NOAA International Research and Applications Project (IRAP) was held May 29-30, 2014, in conjunction with the Caribbean Regional Climate Outlook Forum (CARICOF).  The May 28 CARICOF was organized by NOAA, the Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH), the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and other partners.

International Research Institute for Climate & Society and U. of Arizona Team Up for Climate 27 May 2014

International Research Institute for Climate & Society and U. of Arizona Team Up for Climate

IRI and the University of Arizona address climate vulnerability in most at-risk areas of the world in new project.

The Caribbean, Asia’s Indo-Gangetic Plain and West Africa are three regions known to be extremely vulnerable to climate variability and change, particularly to droughts, extreme weather events and stresses on food production, water resources and coastal areas. A new five-year project jointly led by the International Research Institute for Climate and Society and the University of Arizona aims to strengthen climate resilience in these regions using strategies in the sectors of water resources, hazard risk management and coastal planning and management.

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