Florida's Fragile Oasis 13 September 2012

Florida's Fragile Oasis

In a place routinely afflicted by drought, water managers in Tampa Bay use climate forecasts to ensure a water supply to people's taps without sucking the region's rivers, wetlands, and groundwater dry. The limits of their innovation might be tested in a future which could pose even more challenges to ensuring the oasis remains green. 
Foundation Workshop Series Addresses Extreme Events Response 30 May 2012

Foundation Workshop Series Addresses Extreme Events Response

The second of five workshops sponsored by NOAA's Sectorial Applications Research ProgramEPA, the Water Environmental Research Foundation and WaterRF took place in Gwinnett County, Georgia, on May 9 and 10. The focus of the workshop was on adaptation strategies and information needs in response to extreme events.
NIDIS Partners with University of Georgia to Produce Drought Decision-Support Document for Farmers in Southeast U.S. 24 August 2011

NIDIS Partners with University of Georgia to Produce Drought Decision-Support Document for Farmers in Southeast U.S.

The National Integrated Drought Information System has partnered with the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering at the University of Georgia to produce a drought outlook and agricultural decision-support document for farmers in the Southeast U.S. 
New Online Tools for Coastal Climate Learning and Training Now Available 13 June 2011

New Online Tools for Coastal Climate Learning and Training Now Available

As coastal communities confront intensified storm surges, flooding and a host of other impacts as a result of the Earth's changing climate, a multimedia self-guided educational module on coastal climate change was released today. 
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