Alaska Climate Specialist Rick Thoman is playing a critical role in contributing to local and national coverage of historic Typhoon Merbok and its detrimental impacts on Western Alaskan Native communities.
Dwyer was hired as a Climate Adaptation Program Specialist to support NOAA RISA in the U.S. Virgin Islands. His position will help establish critical interagency and community-based partnerships necessary to further climate adaptation planning and preparedness.
Ms. Moehlenkamp attended the Palau Indigenous Knowledge Exchange to participate in traditional forms of aquaculture and navigation, exploring Indigenous coastal solutions to climate change mitigation, adaptation, resilience, and building alliances for a united Pacific.
The study, published in the Journal of Weather and Climate Extremes, found that the use of ensemble-based flood forecasting systems are more advanced than single forecasting systems, as they provide better information that can be used in emergency management decision making in the event of a disaster.
This research analyzed focus group responses to better understand the context for heat health warning systems and help incorporate stakeholder needs and interests into future management.
Americans’ health, security and economic wellbeing are tied to climate and weather. Every day, we see communities grappling with environmental challenges due to unusual or extreme events related to climate and weather.
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