Western Water Assessment RISA Helps Develop Webinar for Water Resource Professionals

  • 7 December 2012
Western Water Assessment RISA Helps Develop Webinar for Water Resource Professionals

Time-integrated (TI)-NDVI from 1982 to 2015 for North America, Eurasia, Arctic
Fig. 7.2b. Time-integrated (TI)-NDVI from 1982 to 2015 for North America (bottom), Eurasia (top), and the Arctic as a whole (middle).

The CPO-funded NOAA-RISA Western Water Assessment helped develop an introductory webinar for water resource professionals that will introduce a pilot training program on assessing climate change impacts on water resources. This pilot effort includes both an online module for self-paced training, and a set of subsequent residence courses building on the online training and respectively focus on assessing impacts on surface water hydrology and crop irrigation requirements.This pilot training program was developed by the Climate Change and Water Working Group agencies (Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, NOAA, the EPA, and USGS) in cooperation with the The COMET Program (part of the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research), the NOAA-RISA Western Water Assessment, and the Water Utilities Climate Alliance.

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