Based on California wildfires, this research team develops empirical models to improve burn severity and high-severity patch area maps with vegetation regimes to create efficient wildfire burn severity maps that will improve land use management by policy makers.
The project exhibits on-the-ground details being incorporated into existing drought monitoring processes.
This study suggests that climate change has caused a paradigm shift in how drought is assessed.
The Upper Missouri River Basin Soil Moisture and Plains Snow Build-Out project is a key initiative of the NIDIS sponsored National Coordinated Soil Moisture Monitoring Network (NCSMMN).
Throughout August CPO programs have hosted, and will host, Q&A sessions with interested applicants. These sessions are available online to register or view recordings.
Americans’ health, security and economic wellbeing are tied to climate and weather. Every day, we see communities grappling with environmental challenges due to unusual or extreme events related to climate and weather.
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