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Pacific RISA, a NOAA CAP/RISA team, co-lead investigator Laura Brewington organizes the first Pacific Ecological Security Conference (PESC)

Laura Brewington, co-lead investigator for Pacific RISA, a NOAA CAP/RISA team, organized the Pacific Ecological Security Conference (PESC) to discuss the threat of climate change and invasive species in the Pacific Region.

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.

Pacific RISA Principal Investigator Victoria Keener Speaks about Peer-to-Peer Knowledge Exchange and Participatory Scenario Planning at the ASU Center for Science and Policy Outcomes

Dr. Victoria Keener, a RISA-funded scientist, spoke on the importance of collaboration and planning in advancing climate adaptation initiatives and policies at the ASU Center for Science and Policy Outcomes.

Contribution of sea surface carbon pool to organic matter enrichment in sea spray aerosol

Research funded by CPO’s Atmospheric Chemistry, Carbon Cycle, and Climate (AC4) program was published in Nature Geosciences.  The article assesses the relationship between the organic carbon content of sea water and freshly emitted sea spray aerosol in the North Atlantic as well as the coastal waters of California.

AC4-funded project publishes paper on marine stratocumulus cloud formation

With funding from CPO’s Atmospheric Chemistry, Carbon Cycle, & Climate (AC4), researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory sought to understand why some marine stratocumulus clouds form “open cells” while others form “closed cells,” even when the background whether conditions are similar.

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