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Earth Institute Research Projects

Consortium for Climate Risk in the Urban Northeast (CCRUN)

Lead PI: Dr. Cynthia Rosenzweig

Unit Affiliation: Center for Climate Systems Research (CCSR)

October 2010 - September 2016
Inactive
North America ; Northeast United States ; New York City, NY ; Philadelphia, PA ; Boston, MA
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: CCRUN seeks to engage stakeholders along the Philadelphia-New York-Boston urban corridor in climate impacts research that is relevant to their needs, while enhancing opportunities, mitigating losses, and improving overall resiliency to a changing climate.

OUTCOMES: Expected targeted research in the sectors of public health, water quality/availability, coasts, and green infrastructure that permits stakeholders to be better informed and prepared to develop adaptation plans against impacts of future climate change.