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America's WETLAND Foundation

America's WETLAND Foundation advocates for the conservation and restoration of the coastal and inland wetlands of Lousiana and surrounding areas, with particular focus on the impacts of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, the role wetlands play as storm buffers, and the risks wetland losses pose to energy and other infrastructure. America's WETLAND Foundation has been linked with government entities and figures, environmental groups, and Lousiana businesses, and is currently funded by private donations from numerous sources, including Shell, Chevron, BP, and other major energy corporations.

 

 

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American Association of State Climatologists

The American Association of State Climatologists advances the development and delivery of science-based climate services at the state and local levels. AASC works to support a society in which climate-sensitive decisions are guided by science-based information derived from historical and current observed climate and scenarios of future climate.

 

 

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American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)

AASTHO is a nonprofit, nonpartisan association representing highway and transportation departments in the 50 states, District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. It represents all five transportation modes: air, highways, public transportation, rail, and water. AASHTO serves as a liaison between state departments of transportation and the Federal government, and provides technical leadership and assistance to states. AASHTO's policy development, standards setting, and technical activities are the product of volunteer state department of transportation personnel who work through the organization's committee structure.

 

 

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American Public Health Association (APHA)

APHA is concerned with the public health implications of climate change - from effects on drinking water supply, to changes in vector-borne diseases, to extreme weather events. They have a particular focus on the adverse effects to vulnerable populations and sensitive communities. APHA advocates for climate change and transportation policies that promote public health and the environment; linking transportation choices and climate change, and supporting a role for public health in climate change prevention and response.

 

 

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American Water Resources Association

Founded in 1964, the American Water Resources Association (AWRA) is a non-profit professional association dedicated to the advancement of men and women in water resources management, research, and education. The AWRA houses a wide variety of water resources experts including engineers, educators, foresters, biologists, ecologists, geographers, managers, regulators, hydrologists and attorneys.

 

 

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American Water Works Association (AWWA)

With over 60,000 members and over 4,700 utility members, the American Water Works Association is the authoritative resource on safe water, providing knowledge, information and advocacy to improve the quality and supply of water in North America and beyond. 

 

 

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Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Program

The Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) is one of five Working Groups of the Arctic Council. The primary function of AMAP is to advise the governments of the eight Arctic countries (Canada, Denmark/Greenland, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden and the United States) on matters relating to threats to the Arctic region from pollution, and associated issues including climate change.

 

 

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Arid Lands Institute

The Arid Land Institute (ALI) is established on “design innovation at the nexus of water, energy and climate change.” ALI provides educational and research opportunities in the Los Angeles, California region - to train designers and citizens to innovate in response to hydrologic variability brought on by climate change, in any region.

 

 

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Arizona State Climate Office

The Office of the Arizona State Climatologist is housed within the School of Geographical Sciences at Arizona State University. The purpose of the program is to: (1) disseminate climatological information about the State of Arizona, (2) monitor the climate of Arizona and the region, (3) collaborate with state agencies in need of climate data and advisement, and (4) study the climate of Arizona and conduct research aimed at a better understanding of the Arizona climate. The State Climatologist is an active member of the state's Drought Task Force, Arizona Flood Warning System, and the State Hazard Mitigation Task Force, and is engaged in research on the urban heat island, climate variability in the southwest, and water resource planning.

 

 

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Arkansas State Climate Office

The purpose of the State Climatologist is to provide information on weather and climate to the citizens of Arkansas.  The website provides links to climate related information from NOAA, the National Weather Service, and other climate centers.