The findings show how users’ trust in drought forecasts significantly influences the way the information is integrated with their existing knowledge.
The Project will harness the expertise of multiple U.S. agencies and partners to advance the development of tools, approaches, and capacity for integrating coastal blue carbon, such as seagrasses and mangroves, in the preparation of national greenhouse gas inventories in select developing countries.
A new assessment led by the Pacific Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (RISA) team offers insights about climate change risks in American Samoa and supports climate-wise planning
The publications include early outcomes and a data instrument from wave two of their study on small- and medium-sized business resilience to natural hazards and COVID-19. Because small- and medium-sized businesses make up a significant portion of the economy, understanding interactions between disruptions and pre-existing social stressors is fundamental for implementing equitable adaptation and improved resilience.
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.
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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