NOAA to Participate in Second Western Indian Ocean Capacity Building Workshop 11 April 2011

NOAA to Participate in Second Western Indian Ocean Capacity Building Workshop

The second Data Buoy Cooperation Panel Western Indian Ocean Capacity Building Workshop will take place at the Mauritius Oceanography Institute in Quatre Bornes, Mauritius, on May 2-6, 2011.
CLIMAS Study Predicts Rising Seas Will Affect Major U.S. Coastal Cities by 2100 28 February 2011

CLIMAS Study Predicts Rising Seas Will Affect Major U.S. Coastal Cities by 2100

According to new research led by Climate Assessment for the Southwest (CLIMAS) researchers at the University of Arizona, rising sea levels could threaten an average of 9 percent of the land within 180 U.S. coastal cities by 2100. 

RISA Workshop Report: Looking Ahead at Climate Service, Assessment, and Adaptation 8 February 2011

RISA Workshop Report: Looking Ahead at Climate Service, Assessment, and Adaptation

On September 29 - October 1, 2010, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) hosted a three-day workshop primarily focusing on current and future research as part of the Regional Integrated Science and Assessment (RISA) Program.

New Guide to Help Natural Resource Managers Make Climate-Smart Conservation Decisions 28 January 2011

New Guide to Help Natural Resource Managers Make Climate-Smart Conservation Decisions

A new guide offers conservationists and resource managers a way to understand the impact of climate change on species and ecosystems and will support efforts to safeguard these valuable natural resources.
Water Disputes and Climate Change 28 January 2011

Water Disputes and Climate Change

 

The December 2010 issue of Environmental Law and Reporter features How to Take Climate Change Into Account: A Guidance Document for Judges Adjudicating Water Disputes. Jonathan Overpeck, the lead Principal Investigator for the Climate Assessment for the Southwest (CLIMAS) RISA, and Brad Udall, the lead Principal Investigator for the Western Water Assessment (WWA) RISA, both contributed this article.

 

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