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Adaptation Sciences Program (AdSci)

Planning Ahead for Climate Change Protects Fish and Fisheries with Few Trade-offs, Study Says

As our climate warms, some marine species are moving northward, diving deeper or shifting their distribution in search of cooler waters, affecting fisheries and fishing communities. But uncertainty regarding whether the benefits of proactively planning for these shifts outweigh the costs has remained a barrier for some to incorporate climate change impacts into ocean plans.  

Webinar: Overwhelmed? Reevaluating Stormwater Design in a Changing Climate

Join NOAA and the Water Research Foundation, along with four water management practitioners, to learn about reevaluating stormwater design and flooding management. These talks are highlights from the recent workshop series, “Climate and Weather Information for Small- and Medium-size Water Utilities.”

MERT Facilitates Enhanced Partnership Between NOAA CoastWatch and Sanctuaries

An interactive webinar, led by the CPO Marine Ecosystems Risk Team (MERT), featured NOAA CoastWatch staff and focused on how the CoastWatch data, tools, and capabilities can be used to inform sanctuaries science and management, including climate change assessment and adaptation.

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