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Biden-Harris Administration awards $4.9 million to advance drought monitoring and prediction in the West through the Investing in America agenda

Today, the Department of Commerce and NOAA announced $4.9 million in funding for NOAA labs and external partners to improve drought monitoring and prediction in the American West. For more information on the seven funded projects, see the full list.

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MAPP and NIDIS Study Contributes to Overlooked Phenomenon: Flash Droughts in the Caribbean

Flash droughts have been extensively studied in various regions, but tropical environments, especially the Caribbean, have been overlooked. This is significant because these areas typically experience frequent, almost daily rainfall, making them highly susceptible to sudden and severe drying.

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New Research Yields Improvements in Climate Variability Decadal Prediction Systems

Driven by the increasing demand for climate information on a longer timescale, CVP has supported modeling studies on the topic of Decadal Climate Variability and Predictability. The majority of these studies have already yielded results, and in the spring of 2023, CVP hosted a webinar series to highlight their latest findings. 

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