RISA Program Social Scientist Position open in the NOAA Climate Program Office 6 October 2014

RISA Program Social Scientist Position open in the NOAA Climate Program Office

This position offers a rare opportunity for a social scientist with management experience to join a dynamic group of experts working on and managing projects related to the societal dimensions of climate. The position will provide management and support for research, assessments, and climate services development activities designed to bring sound, interdisciplinary science to bear on climate sensitive resource management and adaptation challenges in key sectors and regions. Please Click on Article Title for more information about the position and a link to apply.
Adam Parris speaks at Congressional briefing 30 September 2014

Adam Parris speaks at Congressional briefing

CPO's Adam Parris was invited by the American Chemical Society and the Society for Risk Analysis to speak at a Congressional briefing on September 12, 2014 at the Rayburn Building of the House of Representatives.

RISA releases 2013 Annual Meeting Report 10 August 2014

RISA releases 2013 Annual Meeting Report

NOAA's Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (RISA) program has released its 2013 Annual Meeting Report.  The report provides a summary of insights and outcomes from the meeting, which involved knowledge transfer around research themes as well as a discussion of the practice of user-driven research.

How Hurricane Sandy tamed the bureaucracy 25 June 2014

How Hurricane Sandy tamed the bureaucracy

RISA and CSI lead Adam Parris has an article appearing in Issues in Science and Technology.
CPO selects Adam Parris as CASD division chief 17 June 2014

CPO selects Adam Parris as CASD division chief

Adam Parris has been selected as division chief for the Climate Assessment and Services Division, which houses the Climate and Societal Interactions (CSI) Program at CPO.

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