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RISA to Host Two Informational Webinars for 2022 Funding Opportunities 27 September 2021

RISA to Host Two Informational Webinars for 2022 Funding Opportunities

CPO’s Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (RISA) Program will host two webinars to facilitate improved understanding of the RISA Program and the 2022 Funding Opportunity. The webinars will review the basics of the four competitions and answer live questions from attendees. 

CPO's RISA Program Announces New FY22 Funding Opportunities 21 September 2021

CPO's RISA Program Announces New FY22 Funding Opportunities

The RISA Program is accepting applications for RISA teams in the West, Southwest, Central Midwest, and U.S. Caribbean, collaborative planning activities in Appalachia and the Upper Northeast, and research on complex fiscal pathways for climate adaptation in rural areas across the U.S.

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LOIs Deadline: October 19, 2021 | Full applications: January 11, 2022

NOAA upgrades climate website amid growing demand for climate information 12 October 2021

NOAA upgrades climate website amid growing demand for climate information

NOAA’s Climate Program Office today launched a newly redesigned version of Climate.gov, NOAA’s award-winning, flagship website that provides the public with clear, timely, and science-based information about climate.

Southwest RISA to Host Online Course “Communication Strategies for Collaborative Research” 5 October 2021

Southwest RISA to Host Online Course “Communication Strategies for Collaborative Research”

This online course will provide participants with the context, information, and tools for communicating effectively in a collaborative climate research setting.

USGCRP Social Science Coordinating Committee Debuts Seminar Series on Food, Culture, and Climate 17 September 2021

USGCRP Social Science Coordinating Committee Debuts Seminar Series on Food, Culture, and Climate

This seminar series explores the role of culture in understanding climate impacts on a variety of food systems as well as its potential for effectively building resilience and adaptive management.

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Dr. Chelsea Combest-Friedman
Social Scientist, Program Director (Acting)
P: (301) 734-1240
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Caitlin Simpson
Program Manager
P: (301) 734-1251
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Dr. Ariela Zycherman
Social Scientist, Program Manager
P: (301) 734-1244
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Sean Bath*
Program Specialist (UCAR)
P: (301) 734-1294
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Genie Bey*
Program Specialist (UCAR)
P: (435) 610-0161
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