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Feb 6, 2024

In the epic 200th episode of America Adapts, we’re partnering with the U.S. Department of Defense and highlighting the adaptation research they support.  In this episode, we're turning our focus to The Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program, or SERDP, at the DoD and the Energy and Environment Innovation Symposium they hosted in late 2023.  As the architects of innovation and research, you will hear how the DoD is interacting with partners and providing resilience research for military installations and other civilian applications. Get ready to explore topics ranging from surprise events to E-DNA, and that's just the tip of the iceberg in terms of the groundbreaking research conducted at SERDP.  We’re taking you behind the scenes to understand what it truly means to take a research idea, secure funding, and see it through to real-world applications in the field. SERDP is actively exploring ways to expedite this process.  Throughout this episode, you'll hear from a diverse range of voices – university researchers, DoD staff, policy experts, and those actively working in climate adaptation. What a fantastic way to celebrate our 200th episode – working with the U.S. Department of Defense!

This episode was generously sponsored by the U.S. Department of Defense.

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