Impact and Integration Team

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

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

Bringing Flood Issues into Focus

In its third year the FloodRISE research team coordinated a series of focus group meetings with various community and civic leaders in each of the project sites. Three meetings took place in Newport Beach in August 2015, followed by four meetings in the Tijuana River Valley in March 2016 and four meetings in Tijuana… Read More

New Inundation Maps Available for Southern California

In partnership with USC Sea Grant and the US Geological Survey, the FloodRISE Research Impact and Integration Team held a webinar on January 21 to share initial results from the Coastal Storm Modeling System (CoSMoS) with Orange County coastal practitioners. Initial CoSMoS results provide flood hazard zones for a 100-year storm with four sea level rise… Read More

Preparing for El Niño

As the 2015-2016 El Niño season arrives in southern California and Baja California, the Research Impact and Integration Team is encouraging residents to prepare for a rainy winter. On December 4 and 14, the RII Team, in collaboration with community leaders, Civil Protection Tijuana, and partners at the Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve… Read More