Current Projects

  • NOAA Climate Program Office

    The U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit—a Webby Award-nominated website—provides scientific tools, information, and expertise to help people manage their climate-related risks and opportunities, and improve their resilience to extreme events. The site is... Read More
  • Cityscape of Asheville, North Carolina

    City of Asheville, North Carolina

    Climate resilience is the ability of the natural, human, economic, and built systems to recover from and withstand impacts from weather and climate. Climate resilience planning is a way for communities to develop strategies for reducing their... Read More
  • Map detail showing soil drainage in the Cape Fear River Basin

    National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

    As sea levels rise and heavy precipitation events occur with increased intensity and frequency, many coastal communities—both human and natural—become more vulnerable to the impacts caused by our changing climate: coastal erosion, flooding, impaired... Read More
  • U.S. Forest Service EFETAC

    Landscape resilience can be thought of as a landscape's capacity to maintain its defining characteristics and functions, even while landscape change is ongoing. To assist planners and resource managers in understanding this ongoing change and allow them... Read More
  • Franklin Street in Chapel Hill, North Carolina

    Triangle Regional Resiliency Partnership

    The Triangle Regional Resiliency Partnership was formed to address the need for a resilience assessment in the Triangle region of North Carolina. NEMAC is guiding the partnership in assessing, planning, and prioritizing resilience-building strategies.... Read More
  • U.S. Global Change Research Program

    As part of the sustained National Climate Assessment, the U.S. Global Change Research Program has developed a set of indicators to communicate key aspects of our changing environment. These indicators—or observations that can be used to measure the... Read More
  • Detail of a map from the Forest Change Assessment Viewer, part of the ForWarn website

    U.S. Forest Service EFETAC

    Forests and vegetated landscapes change naturally through the seasons. However, dramatic changes that occur at unexpected times can be detected through satellite imagery. Forest and natural resources managers, decision makers, scientists, and the public... Read More
  • 3D visualization of potential flooding in the Broward County, Florida

    Broward County, Florida

    Broward County, Florida—home to Ft. Lauderdale—is an urban coastal community that faces many environmental threats due to predicted climate change and variability over the next several decades, some of which are already beginning to be felt. Many of... Read More
  • Detail from UNC Asheville campus map

    UNC Asheville Emergency Management Team

    With several thousand people spread across 36 buildings on a 365-acre campus, how can UNC Asheville effectively keep everyone informed about what to do in an emergency? NEMAC is working with UNC Asheville’s Emergency Management Team to find an answer.... Read More
  • North Carolina Forest Service

    NEMAC worked with the North Carolina Forest Service to design and develop Southern Forest Area Change Tools (SouthFACT), a web-based application for forest change detection that utilizes Landsat satellite imagery and additional GIS data to more precisely... Read More