Feb 16, 2021
The MIST tool is a collection of models relevant for water management and decisionmaking in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed and Mid-Atlantic region.
Helping Mid-Atlantic communities become more resilient to a changing climate through improved data, place-based decision support, and public engagement.Learn More
MARISA will rely on scientific models and information alongside close interactions with stakeholders and decisionmakers to achieve its objectives.
Work closely with community leaders, policymakers, practitioners, and academics to create information and decision-support tools that strengthen resilience to climate variability and change.
Develop climate data and tools to understand vulnerabilities in diverse contexts, including a comprehensive flood risk assessment for Chesapeake Bay communities.
Develop planning tools to help ensure sustainable freshwater availability, ecosystem vitality, and economic prosperity.
Train graduate and undergraduate students and community members to understand real-world challenges and opportunities in the Mid-Atlantic region.
Inform and organize national and regional climate assessments through coordination with other regional climate programs.
Evaluate MARISA’s progress and the combined impact of multiple, adjacent regional climate programs. Periodic program-based evaluation will improve planning and operations.