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What’s behind the extreme atmospheric ridges causing California’s droughts?

Tuesday, November 29, 2016
New NOAA-funded research in the Journal of Climate uncovers the processes behind the persistent atmospheric ridge of high pressure off the west coast of North America, associated with California’s damaging droughts.

NIDIS Midwest Drought Early Warning System Regional Workshop: Illinois and Indiana

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

The National Integrated Drought Information System and its partners are presenting a Midwest drought information workshop to continue building a drought networking community in the region. The workshop will take place on December 5 and 6, 2016.

NIDIS Midwest Drought Early Warning System Regional Workshop: Ohio and Kentucky

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

The National Integrated Drought Information System and its partners are presenting a Midwest drought information workshop to continue building a drought networking community in the region. The workshop will take place on December 7 and 8, 2016. 

“The Blob” that could: how the warm water of the northeastern Pacific persisted and whether scientists could have predicted it

Tuesday, November 08, 2016
A new study published in the Journal of Climate investigates the evolution and predictability of the abnormally warm water that emerged in October 2013 and persisted until June 2016 in the northeastern Pacific, colloquially known as “the Blob”.

New Columbia River streamflow reconstruction

Friday, November 04, 2016

A study funded in part by CPO’s Sectoral Applications Research Program and published in the Journal of the American Water Resources Association developed an improved  reconstruction of the Columbia River streamflow.

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Events Calendar

12/7/2016 - 12/8/2016

NIDIS Midwest Drought Early Warning System Regional Workshop: Ohio and Kentucky

The National Integrated Drought Information System and its partners are presenting a Midwest drought information workshop to continue building a drought networking community in the region. The workshop will take place on December 7 and 8, 2016. 

12/5/2016 - 12/6/2016

NIDIS Midwest Drought Early Warning System Regional Workshop: Illinois and Indiana

The National Integrated Drought Information System and its partners are presenting a Midwest drought information workshop to continue building a drought networking community in the region. The workshop will take place on December 5 and 6, 2016.