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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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