Adaptation

Tijuana River Site Coordinator Recognized as Regional Adaptation Leader

At the 2nd biennial California Adaptation Forum, the American Society of Adaptation Professionals (ASAP) named Tijuana River Site Coordinator Dani Boudreau a runner-up for its Regional Adaptation Leadership award. Dani has been an active collaborator in the San Diego region for years. She has championed outreach and interpretation of sea level rise modeling through… Read More

Leading the Way on Equitable Climate Adaptation

The Research Impact and Integration Team joined colleagues from around the state on September 7-8 for the 2nd California Adaptation Forum. Convened by the Local Government Commission in Long Beach, the 2016 California Adaptation Forum brought together a diverse audience of practitioners, policymakers, researchers, and community, regional, and state leaders committed to addressing California’s… Read More

UC Irvine Sea Level Rise Research Can Help Orange County Prepare

As the world celebrated Earth Day on April 23, 2016, the Orange County Register took a comprehensive look at the sea level rise planning and preparedness challenges for Orange County. The article highlighted important research from various UC Irvine scientists, including the FloodRISE project. Along Orange County’s coastline, risks are complex. Low-lying areas such as… Read More

Earth Day Conversations about Climate Change

In observance of Earth Day 2016, Research Impact and Integration Team lead Abby Reyes and Project Manager Kim Serrano joined Orange County community leaders in Mission Viejo for a conversation on local climate impacts such as sea level rise. Convened by the Angeles Chapter of the Sierra Club in cooperation with the Surfrider Foundation and Orange County Coastkeeper,… Read More

Nuisance Flooding is Becoming More than Inconvenient

In a new article published in Geophysical Research Letters, FloodRISE researchers contend that nuisance flooding is a growing challenge for coastal communities with significant socio-economic and public health risks in coming years. They demonstrate that the frequency of nuisance flooding has increased in previous decades, with impacts such as public inconvenience, business interruption, and… Read More

Rising Seas Summit Gathers Leaders during New York’s Climate Week

Just three days after 400,000 people joined the historic New York City Climate March, the Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO) convened its second annual Rising Seas Summit in midtown Manhattan. Attended by FloodRISE PI Brett Sanders, Co-PI Richard Matthew, and Project Manager Kimberly Serrano, the Summit convened decision makers from local and national… Read More

September 26th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |