Consortium on Climate Risk in the Urban Northeast (CCRUN) - RISA
CCRUN is a member of NOAA's Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (RISA) program, which supports climate research for decision-makers and policy planners at a regional level. The consortium, encompassing the Boston-to-Philadelphia corridor; serving stakeholder needs in assessing and managing risks from climate variability and change. The RISA is structured as a nodal network covering the relevant parts of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania in order to serve local needs for targeted climate-risk information in a coordinated way, with partners from Columbia University, City College of the City University of New York, Stevens Institute of Technology, the University of Massachusetts, and Drexel University. CCRUN addresses the complex challenges associated with densely populated, highly interconnected urban areas and climate change.
Phone: (212) 854-3830
- Columbia University
- NOAA Climate Program Office