Integrating Climate Science & Decision Making in the Carolinas cisa

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

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.

NIDIS Carolinas Progress Report Now Available

This report provides an update on projects conducted by CISA and other partners throughout the Carolinas to support the development of a Drought Early Warning System. This work is supported by the National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS).

Preliminary Program Now Available for the 2016 Carolinas Climate Resilience Conference

Check out all of the presentations for the 2016 CCRC which will showcase a wide variety of exciting climate adaptation work in the Carolinas. Register now to attend the 3-day conference.