mapping; GIS; Resilient Connecticut; climate change; municipalities

CIRCA Interview on NPR: How The Climate Crisis is Affecting Connecticut’s Future

After years of warning from scientists, the global climate crisis is impacting Americans across the country. This year, we’ve already seen unprecedented ice storms across Texas and one of the worst droughts in modern history in the west. But what kind of changes can we expect in Connecticut? Dr. Khalilah L. Brown-Dean from NPR’s Disrupted, […]

CIRCA Hiring Physical Oceanography, Coastal Engineering Postdoctoral Research Associate to Support CT Resilience Planning

APPLY HERE The University of Connecticut (UConn) seeks applicants for the position of Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation (CIRCA) to provide support for activities associated with the development of the Resilient Connecticut project. CIRCA is a multi‐disciplinary center that coordinates applied research and engagement programs to develop and […]

May 2021 Workshops: Regional Vulnerabilities and Resilience Opportunities

  Following up on recent winter workshops, join the Resilient Connecticut team for our spring workshop series to be held with four Councils of Governments (COGs) in New Haven and Fairfield Counties. These May events will focus on the regional vulnerability results that emerged from our outreach, research, and technical analysis. Each workshop will present highly […]

CIRCA Hiring Postdoctoral Research Associate to Support CT Resilience Planning

APPLY HERE CIRCA is seeking applicants for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to support the Resilient Connecticut project. CIRCA invites applications from recent graduates with a Ph.D. in Geography, or closely related field, to participate in the development of technology and quantitative techniques to identify and map critical infrastructure and community lifelines across different spatial scales […]

Winter Workshops in Four COG Regions

The Resilient Connecticut team held workshops with four Council of Governments (COGs) in New Haven and Fairfield Counties. The workshops reviewed the preliminary Climate Change Vulnerability Index (CCVI) and Zones of Shared Risk (ZSR) findings. Participant input is helping ensure these products reflect climate risks in their communities. The workshop included two information sessions on […]

Resilient Connecticut Summit – November 2020

Friday, November 20, 2020 9:00 – 11:45 am CIRCA hosted the second annual Resilient Connecticut Summit on November 20, 2020 as a half-day, virtual event that was open to the public and free to attend. Participants learned about recent project activities, participated in breakouts, and heard from keynote speaker Barry E. Hill, a visiting Scholar at […]

Climate Vulnerability Mapping for Municipalities

Resilient Connecticut Webinar Series Climate Vulnerability Mapping for Municipalities March 12, 2020 10:00 – 11:00 am Webinar Overview During this webinar, participants learned about: How mapping helps a community understand its vulnerabilities; Mapping resources currently or soon to be available; and, How Resilient Connecticut is advancing climate vulnerability assessments for municipalities. Webinar Description Understanding climate […]