Droughts have disastrous impacts on the agricultural, economic, and public health sectors. With the formation of droughts still being researched, scientists ability to forecast droughts for North America has been greatly affected.
Identifying rapidly evolving and severe “flash drought’ conditions is especially useful for mitigating crop losses, monitor vegetation health, and provide crucial information for increased fire risk.
NOAA’s MAPP Model Diagnostics Task Force (MDTF) has developed a new approach to accelerate the development of increasingly realistic models.
Meet Dr. Kelley Barsanti! She is an Assistant Professor at the University of California Riverside and an affiliate with the Bourns College of Engineering's Center for Environmental Research & Technology (CE-CERT). Read more to learn about her work with AC4 and what success means to her.
Understanding how tropical cyclone activity will be affected in the years following large volcanic eruptions will allow communities to better prepare for the consequences of an extreme event.
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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