Climate Risk Areas Initiative News

22 September 2022

CAFA FY23 NOFO Response

The CAFA FY23 Funding Opportunity, released on July 29, 2022, is currently soliciting proposals.

Rick Thoman, the Alaska Climate Specialist for the Alaska Center for Climate Assessments and Policy (ACCAP), a NOAA RISA team, provides coverage of the impacts of Typhoon Merbok on Western Alaska 22 September 2022

Rick Thoman, the Alaska Climate Specialist for the Alaska Center for Climate Assessments and Policy (ACCAP), a NOAA RISA team, provides coverage of the impacts of Typhoon Merbok on Western Alaska

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.

NOAA RISA hires Joe Dwyer, Climate Adaptation Program Specialist, to facilitate climate impacts and adaptation research and planning and preparedness activities in the U.S. Virgin Islands 22 September 2022

NOAA RISA hires Joe Dwyer, Climate Adaptation Program Specialist, to facilitate climate impacts and adaptation research and planning and preparedness activities in the U.S. Virgin Islands

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.

Pacific RISA Project Specialist Paula Moehlenkamp participated in the Palau Indigenous Knowledge Exchange to share Indigenous Knowledge, climate adaptation practices 22 September 2022

Pacific RISA Project Specialist Paula Moehlenkamp participated in the Palau Indigenous Knowledge Exchange to share Indigenous Knowledge, climate adaptation practices

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.

New Review Supported by COM Characterizes Plankton, Pollutant, and Particle Transport in Nearshore Regions 16 September 2022

New Review Supported by COM Characterizes Plankton, Pollutant, and Particle Transport in Nearshore Regions

A team of researchers partially supported by COM published a comprehensive review article describing the mechanisms driving material transport between the shoreline and continental shelf in coastal waters.

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