Climate Risk Areas Initiative News

New study, funded by the California-Nevada Applications Program (CNAP), a NOAA RISA team, explores climate change impact on future atmospheric river flood damages in the western U.S. 19 August 2022

New study, funded by the California-Nevada Applications Program (CNAP), a NOAA RISA team, explores climate change impact on future atmospheric river flood damages in the western U.S.

The study, published in the Journal of Scientific Reports, reveals that annual expected atmospheric river-related flood damages in the western United States could increase significantly, raising important questions for policymakers aiming to target efforts to more effectively adapt to climate change.

AdSci Publishes the Second Monograph in Their Webinar Series on Climate Adaptation in the Water Sector 19 August 2022

AdSci Publishes the Second Monograph in Their Webinar Series on Climate Adaptation in the Water Sector

The report, titled “Showcasing Leading Practices in Climate Adaptation”, fosters collaboration on goals of building resilience and adaptation.

Characterizing Atmospheric Volatile Chemical Product Pollution Sources in Atlanta 19 August 2022

Characterizing Atmospheric Volatile Chemical Product Pollution Sources in Atlanta

Researchers supported by AC4 conduct observations over 9 months to examine pollution sources that lead to secondary organic aerosol production in Atlanta.

Climate Observations and Monitoring Program 2023 NOFO Q&A Session Recording 16 August 2022

Climate Observations and Monitoring Program 2023 NOFO Q&A Session Recording

The COM program hosted a webinar on August 15, 2022 to address questions about the 2023 NOFO, this session was recorded.

Event Recap: Montgomery County Urban Heat Island (UHI) Mapping Campaign 12 August 2022

Event Recap: Montgomery County Urban Heat Island (UHI) Mapping Campaign

On August 7th, more than 100 volunteers in Montgomery County, MD participated in the National Integrated Heat Health Information System (NIHHIS) “Urban Heat Island Mapping Campaign”.

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