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

Held April 28-29, 2014. Presentations available on the conference website. Final report.


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.

October 2015 SC Flood Footage

CISA team members Chandler Green and Greg Carbone shot footage of various locations around Columbia, SC during and after the historic floods of October 2015. This video shows footage of high water in the immediate days following the rainfall and the same locations once the water receded.

El Nino Outlook for the Southeast U.S.

The Southeast Regional Climate Center produced this 2-pager to document the implications that the strong El Nino in the equatorial Pacific might have in the region.