Climate Risk Areas Initiative News

1 January 2013

MAPP Webinar

The NOAA CPO Modeling, Analysis, Predictions, and Projections (MAPP) program hosted a webinar on Tuesday, January 15 titled “Extratropical Climate Extremes".

Pacific RISA Contributors Help Produce Regional Assessment Report 12 December 2012

Pacific RISA Contributors Help Produce Regional Assessment Report

 

The Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment (PIRCA) released its first reportClimate Change and Pacific Islands: Indicators and Impacts (Island Press). The report is aimed at assessing the state of knowledge about climate change indicators, impacts, and adaptive capacity of the Hawaiian archipelago and the US-Affiliated Pacific Islands (USAPI). 

 

Global Sea Level Rise Scenarios for the United States National Climate Assessment 11 December 2012

Global Sea Level Rise Scenarios for the United States National Climate Assessment

NOAA has released a report that estimates global mean sea level rise over the next century based on a comprehensive synthesis of existing scientific literature. Scientists have very high confidence (greater than 90% chance) that global mean sea level will rise at least 8 inches (0.2 meter) and no more than 6.6 feet (2.0 meters) by 2100.

Leading Forecaster Judah Cohen Featured on Washington Post Blog 7 December 2012

Leading Forecaster Judah Cohen Featured on Washington Post Blog

Judah Cohen, MAPP-funded researcher and director of seasonal forecasting for Atmospheric and Environmental Research (AER), a Verisk Analytics company, was featured in a Q&A post on the Washington Post's Capital Weather Gang blog.

Western Water Assessment RISA Helps Develop Webinar for Water Resource Professionals 7 December 2012

Western Water Assessment RISA Helps Develop Webinar for Water Resource Professionals

The CPO-funded NOAA-RISA Western Water Assessment helped develop an introductory webinar for water resource professionals that will introduce a pilot training program on assessing climate change impacts on water resources. 

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