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

Upcoming Events


29 - 31


Carolinas Climate Resilience Conference

The impacts of current climate variability and the evidence of climate change are continuing to grow and with it our understanding of the challenges we face in adapting to those changes. The impacts of Hurricane Florence in the Carolinas, which necessitated the rescheduling of the CCRC, are a stark reminder of this new reality. The Carolinas Climate Resilience Conference seeks to assist by providing a platform to share experience and knowledge of opportunities, tools, resources, local initiatives, and expertise. The revised conference agenda will include presentations and sessions which address the impacts of and lessons learned from Hurricane Florence. Learn more at Stay informed with e-mail updates about registration, program updates, and other relevant conference news.

Columbia, SC




Building Agricultural Resilience to Hurricanes: Before, During, and After

Hosted by the USDA Southeast Climate Hub and the University of Florida, this workshop will focus on adaptation practices that increase resilience to hurricanes in nurseries, horticulture, row crop, livestock, and grazing lands. Workshop participants will learn about hurricane impacts on the different commodities and management practices to reduce risk. Participants will also have an opportunity to share their own experiences and lessons learned from previous hurricanes during organized group discussions. Products from the workshop will include: (1) a report summarizing successful management practices that increase resiliency to hurricanes before, during and after an event, (2) a technical manual to assist the transfer of information learned during the workshop from extension agents to producers, and (3) a report or peer-reviewed publication based on the group discussions. Register by October 26, 2018.

Gainesville, FL


21 - 22


NC Water Resources Research Institute Annual Conference

WRRI’s annual conference brings together all sectors and all disciplines working in water resources across North Carolina. Here you’ll find water utilities, students, consultants, academics, non-profits, state agency staff, and others, working across diverse fields such as stream restoration, water supply planning, stormwater management, hydrology, community engagement, and more. The conference features presentations on the latest research and on-the-ground practices and implementation, ample networking opportunities, hands-on interactive sessions, student engagement opportunities such as mentoring, exhibitors, and highlights such as art, music and dynamic keynote speakers who remind us of the value of the work we do to study, protect and manage water resources. Abstract submission is open through November 16, 2018.

Raleigh, NC


11 - 13


Climate Prediction Applications Science Workshop (CPASW)

In 2019, the 17th Annual CPASW will convene in Charleston, South Carolina, co-hosted by Georgia Sea Grant and CISA. The Call for Abstracts and more information regarding workshop logistics will be coming soon!

Charleston, SC

April - May

29 - 2


National Watershed & Stormwater Conference

The 2019 Watershed and Stormwater Conference provides a forum for watershed and stormwater professionals throughout the nation to learn how to increase the resiliency of our communities in response to emerging and persistent threats to our water resources — from headwaters to coasts. Network with water resource managers, practitioners, researchers and regulators from all over the United States. The conference will include technical presentations, case studies, panel discussions, workshops and field trips.

Charleston, SC