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October 2017 Drought and Impact Summary: Drought worsens in southern United States

November 12, 2017

Drought conditions improved in the Pacific Northwest, central Plains, Midwest, and Northeast while parts of the Southwest, South, and Southeast saw a degradation in conditions in October.


Redefining drought could lead to better preparation

November 1, 2017

A team of researchers, including two from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, have developed and proposed a new definition of drought that integrates ecological, climatic, hydrological, socioeconomic and cultural dimensions of drought.  This novel approach to thinking about drought may help decision makers better prevent and respond to drought impacts.


DroughtScape: Sharing institutional knowledge

October 31, 2017

Working with international groups has been a part of our focus since our inception. This quarter was no different; between August and October, we met with three separate international groups that were seeking information on modelling what the National Drought Mitigation Center is for the United States. Read those stories:


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