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Dry Horizons April 2018

April 18, 2018

A new study by researchers at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory projects that the zone separating arid western and less arid eastern portions of North America will shift eastward in the coming decades. Read more about the study's conclusions, sign up for a climate and drought webinar for your region, and learn about strategies for making soils more drought resilient in this edition of Dry Horizons.


NDMC releases 2017 annual report

April 17, 2018

We've just released “Local to Global,” the National Drought Mitigation Center’s annual report for 2017.

As the stories in this report demonstrate, we work with individuals, agencies and governments throughout the United States and around the world to fulfill our mission of creating scientific and planning tools that help people and organizations build resilience to drought.


March 2018 Drought and Impact Summary: Northern plains, parts of California and Oregon see improvement

April 11, 2018

March brought some improvement in the northern Plains and parts of California and Oregon, but conditions worsened in much of the central and southern High Plains and the Desert Southwest. The area of the U.S. affected by drought decreased slightly, from 26.15 at the beginning of the month to 25.01 at the end.


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