CPO and Community Scientists to Map Urban Heat Inequities in 11 States 14 April 2021

CPO and Community Scientists to Map Urban Heat Inequities in 11 States

To learn where action is needed to protect vulnerable populations now and in the future, CPO’s National Integrated Heat Health Information System (NIHHIS) and partners are launching new community-led campaigns that will map the hottest parts of cities in 11 states across the country this summer. The communities include Albuquerque, New Mexico; Atlanta; New York City; Charleston, South Carolina; Kansas City, Missouri; Raleigh & Durham, North Carolina; San Diego; San Francisco; and parts of New Jersey, Indiana, Massachusetts, and Virginia. 

MERT to Continue Partnership with Sanctuaries and NOAA Integrated Ecosystem Assessment in FY 2021 28 February 2021

MERT to Continue Partnership with Sanctuaries and NOAA Integrated Ecosystem Assessment in FY 2021

The continued CPO-Sanctuaries partnership, in collaboration with NOAA Research labs, programs, and individual sanctuaries, will help further advance sanctuary climate science, assessment, and management as well as NOAA’s stewardship mission.

MERT hosts successful National Marine Sanctuaries Climate Change Priorities Virtual Workshop 2 February 2021

MERT hosts successful National Marine Sanctuaries Climate Change Priorities Virtual Workshop

More than 125 participants from across at least 20 programs, agencies and institutions, including NOAA Research programs and labs, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (ONMS) headquarters and individual Sanctuaries, and external agencies/institutions, joined the Jan. 26-28 workshop.

Marine Ecosystem Risk Team to Hold Sanctuaries Climate Priorities Virtual Workshop 21 January 2021

Marine Ecosystem Risk Team to Hold Sanctuaries Climate Priorities Virtual Workshop

The workshop will engage members from across NOAA Research through the discussion of how their work can be leveraged to meet the climate science and information needs of sanctuaries and provide opportunities for new partnerships.

MERT Facilitates Enhanced Partnership Between NOAA CoastWatch and Sanctuaries 24 November 2020

MERT Facilitates Enhanced Partnership Between NOAA CoastWatch and Sanctuaries

An interactive webinar, led by the CPO Marine Ecosystems Risk Team (MERT), featured NOAA CoastWatch staff and focused on how the CoastWatch data, tools, and capabilities can be used to inform sanctuaries science and management, including climate change assessment and adaptation.

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