Representatives from the RISA community participated in the meeting with the goal of moving beyond discussions to actually taking action to improve the science-policy interface.
Professor Arnold Gordon, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, received the 2013 Prince Albert I Medal in Sweden on Wednesday, July 24.
Nancy Beller-Simms, the program manager of the NOAA Sectoral Applications Research program participated in a Senate Committee roundtable event on July 18, 2013.
NOAA, in partnership with FEMA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has created a set of map services to help stakeholders consider risks from future sea level rise in planning for reconstruction following Hurricane Sandy. The RISA program and the Consortium for Climate Risk in the Urban Northeast (CCRUN) RISA team in New York City played major roles in the development of the two reports that informed the mapping tools.
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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