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National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS)

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Hydroclimate Models Questioned: Study Reveals Surprising Moisture Trends in Dry Regions

A new hydroclimate study supported by MAPP and NIDIS finds climate change isn’t producing the expected increase in atmospheric moisture over dry regions, raising concerns about widely used climate models and their links to challenges like drought and wildfire.

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NCA5: Drought and Climate Change in 10 Maps

The Fifth National Climate Assessment (NCA5) represents the latest science in assessing changes in the climate, its national and regional impacts, and options to reduce present and future risk. Every five years, the U.S. Global Change Research Program releases a new National Climate Assessment. The newest assessment, NCA5, is a resource to understand how drought

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Assessing Drought In A Changing Climate

In a changing climate, the intensity, duration, and frequency of droughts may change. This poses new challenges for drought assessment. To discuss these challenges, the CPO-led National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Climate Hubs co-hosted the Drought Assessment in a Changing Climate Technical Working Meeting on February 28–March

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FY24 NIDIS Coping with Drought Informational Webinar: LOI Feedback & Application Requirements

Date: Wednesday, December 6, 2023 at 2pm EDT

The competition lead will hold an additional informational webinar which will provide general information about feedback provided on letters of intent, as well as full application requirements.

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NIDIS and Federal Partners Kick Off Project to Develop Climate-Adaptive Drought Planning (CADP) platform

NIDIS and the US Bureau of Reclamation are partnering to develop the CADP platform which will support drought resilience by ensuring equitable access to high quality science and data to improve assessments of drought risk and vulnerability, that account for climate change impacts.

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