News and Events

  • Debra Knopman

    January 24, 2018

    MARISA Co-Principal Investigator Debra Knopman briefs Congress on Infrastructure Policy Options

    An infrastructure bill is on the agenda for Congress, but what problems would it fix? In this RAND Congressional Briefing, Debra Knopman discusses policies that promote and deter investment and maintenance of water and transportation infrastructure. Watch the briefing »

  • November 30, 2017

    An Ambitious Plan to Stop the Ground from Sinking

    Southern Chesapeake Bay region Hampton Roads is tackling land subsidence, while also mitigating risks of sea level rise, through an innovative water treatment project. An article by BBC Future looked at the project, along with others from around the world, that are using innovative ideas to tackle both problems. Read the story »

  • May 23, 2017

    Registrations are now open for Sustainable Climate Risk Management Summer School

    MARISA is supporting the 5th Annual Summer School on Sustainable Climate Risk Management held at Penn State University from July 30 – August 4. Registration is open now through May 30. Find out more »

  • May 23, 2017

    MARISA team at the 2017 National Adaptation Forum

    MARISA Advisory Committee member Kristin Baja was a keynote speaker at the forum in St Paul, Minnesota, from May 9 to 11, and Co-Principal Investigator Jordan Fischbach presented recent findings on stormwater management under future climate scenarios for the City of Pittsburgh. Dozens of stakeholders, decision-makers, researchers, and fellow RISA teams were able to meet MARISA team members and discuss ideas about the program at the co-sponsored MARISA-RAND Corporation booth. Find out more »