Integrating Climate Science & Decision Making in the Carolinas cisa

CISA: Carolinas Integrated Sciences and Assessments, A NOAA Risa Team

2016 CCRC

Thanks to everyone who attended!

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Climate Change Impacts

CISA models watersheds to understand potential climate change impacts

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Congaree National Swamp

Adaptation Planning

CISA supports climate adaptation planning in coastal communities

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Coastal Carolina.

Drought Impacts

CISA works with NIDIS to understand drought impacts in the Carolinas

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rushing stream

Water Resources Planning

CISA's climate science research helps to inform water resources management and planning

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Carolinas Integrated Sciences & Assessments

The Carolinas Integrated Sciences & Assessments (CISA) team conducts applied research in North Carolina and South Carolina that incorporates climate information into water, health and coastal management and decision making.

Learn more about these activities and specific projects on the Projects page.

Citizen Science in the Carolinas

Learn more about the CoCoRaHS project.

Carolinas Climate Resilience Conference

September 12-14, 2016
Charlotte, NC
Conference website


October 2015 SC Flood Event — An Integrated Assessment

This 4-pager provides an overview of the climatological and hydrological conditions which contributed to the event and how to consider future risks as communities recover and rebuild.

New CISA water and climate videos

New videos in CISA's water and climate video series highlight the impacts of climate change on coastal resources and how water managers prepare for climate impacts.

2016 Carolinas Climate Resilience Conference Presentations Now Posted

Check out all of the presentations given at the 2016 CCRC which showcased a wide variety of exciting climate adaptation work in the Carolinas.