Welcome to the Climate Resilience Network

Scientists Serving Communities

Unifying the University of Maryland’s groundbreaking research with the immediate requirements of Maryland’s decision-makers to address the complexities of climate change as it affects our home

Leveraging University of Maryland Researchers

Translating groundbreaking research for societal impact

Connecting With Stakeholders

Working together to discover challenges and opportunities

Working Directly With Communities

Identifying the climate challenges real communities are already facing

Addressing Real Problems

Helping communities not only survive these challenges but thrive in the future

Climate Resilience Network

Coastal Flooding Impacts

The Chesapeake Bay plays a vital socio economic role in Maryland, but it's also uniquely vulnerable to sea level rise, coastal inundation, and other risks. CRN is addressing this problem with a sensor network.
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Floods, Droughts, & Hydroprocesses

Climate change is causing more intense and variable rainfall patterns in the U.S., posing increasing flood and drought risks to urban areas. CRN is investigating these problems in Maryland communities and working towards potential solutions.
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Climate-Smart Agriculture

CRN is developing an app dashboard to promote climate-resilient agriculture in Maryland.
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Managing Freshwater Salinization

Salinization is a major threat globally, and its impacts are increasing regionally and locally in Maryland with changes in land use, population, and climate.
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Near Surface Geophysics

CRN are using geophysical methods to study how water moves underground, informing our understanding of water resources and environmental changes.
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