Climate Risk Areas Initiative News

Western Water Assessment (WWA), a NOAA RISA team, to host a webinar on Wildfire, Water Quality, and Local Preparedness in the West 6 October 2022

Western Water Assessment (WWA), a NOAA RISA team, to host a webinar on Wildfire, Water Quality, and Local Preparedness in the West

This virtual webinar, titled Planning for Fire: Wildfire, Water Quality, and Local Preparedness in the West, highlights graduate student work on local fire risk reduction planning and water quality planning in the face of wildfire risk.

CCRUN, a NOAA RISA Team, hosts seminar series on urban solutions for Green Infrastructure, Climate, and Cities 6 October 2022

CCRUN, a NOAA RISA Team, hosts seminar series on urban solutions for Green Infrastructure, Climate, and Cities

The Green Infrastructure, Climate, and Cities Seminar invites researchers and practitioners from around the country to come and present ideas for resilient, sustainable cities in response to climate extremes.

NIDIS & RISA-Supported Research Confirms the Role of Citizen Science Contributions to Drought Detection and Monitoring 28 September 2022

NIDIS & RISA-Supported Research Confirms the Role of Citizen Science Contributions to Drought Detection and Monitoring

The project exhibits on-the-ground details being incorporated into existing drought monitoring processes.

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.

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