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Zena Grecni

Zena Grecni

Sustained Climate Assessment Specialist, Research Program, East-West Center, Honolulu, HI

zgrecni@asu.edu

808-944-7242

Titles

  • Affiliate Global Futures Scholar, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory
  • Sustained Climate Assessment Specialist, Research Program, East-West Center, Honolulu, HI

Biography

Zena Grecni is the Sustained Climate Assessment Specialist and a Co-Investigator for the Pacific RISA, a NOAA Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments team. Based in Honolulu, she works with a network of federal, state, and local partners to coordinate assessments in support of climate adaptation in the US-Affiliated Pacific Islands region. 

Education

  • MEM, Environmental Management, Yale School of the Environment, 2015
  • BS, Environmental Studies, Oberlin College, 2008

Expertise

Journal Articles

2013

Finucane, M. L., R. Miller, K. Corlew, V. W. Keener, M. Burkett and Z. Grecni. 2013. Understanding the climate-sensitive decisions and information needs of freshwater resource managers in Hawaii. Weather, Climate, and Society 5(4):293–308. DOI: 10.1175/WCAS-D-12-00039.1. (link )

Reports

2021

Grecni, Z., E. M. Derrington, R. Greene, W. Miles and V. Keener. 2021. Climate Change in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands: Indicators and Considerations for Key Sectors. East-West Center. Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment (link )

Keener, V., Z. Grecni, K. Anderson Tagarino, C. Shuler and W. Miles. 2021. Climate Change in American Samoa: Indicators and Considerations for Key Sectors. East-West Center. Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment (link )

2020

Grecni, Z., W. Miles, R. King, A. Frazier and V. Keener. 2020. Climate Change in Guam: Indicators and Considerations for Key Sectors. East-West Center. Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment (link )

Miles, W., Z. Grecni, E. Xavier Matsutaro, P. Colin, V. Keener and Y. Golbuu. 2020. Climate Change in Palau: Indicators and Considerations for Key Sectors. East-West Center. Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment (link )

Report Chapters

2018

Keener, V., D. Helweg, S. Asam, S. Balwani, M. Burkett, C. Fletcher, T. Giambelluca, Z. Grecni, M. Nobrega-Olivera, J. Polovina, G. Tribble and K. Kunkel. 2018. Chapter 27: Hawai'i and U.S.-Affiliated Pacific islands. Pp. 1242–1308 In: Reidmiller, D. R., C. W. Avery, D. R. Easterling, K. L. Lewis, T. K. Maycock and B. C. Stewart eds., Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States: Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume II. U.S. Global Change Research Program. (link )