Monday, January 26, 2015

CPO’s Pulwarty Testifies at Capitol Hill Hearing on Current Drought and Drought Outlook

On Thursday, February 14, Dr. Roger Pulwarty, Director of the National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS), testified at a full committee hearing before the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry titled, “Drought, Fire and Freeze: The Economics of Disasters for America’s Agricultural Producers.”

Dr. Pulwarty described the current drought (status, significance, historical context), provided a drought outlook, and discussed the science and services that NOAA provides for drought forecasts and monitoring. 

The hearing is archived online.

Wednesday, February 20, 2013/Categories: NIDIS News, General News

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MAPP Webinar Series: Weather-Climate Linkages: Analysis, Modeling, and Prediction Efforts

The NOAA CPO Modeling, Analysis, Prediction, and Projections (MAPP) program hosted a webinar on the topic of Weather-Climate Linkages: Analysis, Modeling, and Prediction Efforts on Tuesday, February 10, 2015. The announcement is provided below; you are invited to remotely join the session.

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