CPO’s NIDIS program, the Texas Water Development Board, and the University of Texas-Arlington will host an interactive workshop on September 12-13 in Arlington, Texas. Participants will learn how NOAA forecasts have been applied in decision-support tools for water management in different states and discuss what steps are needed to integrate NOAA forecasts in reservoir operations and water resources management in Texas and Oklahoma.
A one-day workshop for Southern Plains farmers & ranchers in Garden City, KS, to discuss drought planning. The purpose of this workshop is to discuss planning for long-term and extreme drought in their operations. The workshop will be at the 4-H building on the county fairgrounds. Registration and coffee begin at 8 a.m. It is a joint effort by the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Finney County Extension-KSU, and NOAA’s National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS).
As part of its monthly webinar series, SARP – in conjunction with the NIDIS and four water foundations/federations – is hosting a webinar titled Water Supply, Risk and Demand on Sept 19 from 1 to 2 p.m..
Dr. Roger Pulwarty, director of NOAA’s National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS), is one of six experts participating sponsored by the Online Ocean Symposium and Google Hangout titled “Climate Talk.”
On Thursday, May 16, leading experts from numerous federal agencies and non-government organizations will hold a Summer 2013 National Drought Outlook Forum on Capitol Hill to provide a seasonal drought forecast along with discussion of current and expected drought impacts and what plans are in place for response and mitigation.
NOAA Climate Program Office program managers will participate in the Western States Water Council (WSWC) Drought Prediction Workshop in San Diego, California on April 29-May 1.