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National Drought Mitigation Center


The Spring 2015 edition of DroughtScape is out

May 6, 2015

The Spring 2015 edition of DroughtScape is out.

Read about:

Upcoming events

Upcoming drought planning workshops for ranchers in the southern Plains, p. 3

Upcoming webinar on how the Eagle River Water and Sanitation District, serving Colorado resort communities, managed drought in 2012, p. 17

Drought monitoring & planning

NDMC, NIDIS, National Drought Resilience Partnership help watersheds in southwest Montana plan for drought, p. 12

Wind River Reservation in Wyoming implements drought monitoring, p. 13

Morocco’s new Composite Drought Index, p. 14

Photos track a pond in western Oklahoma through years of drought, D0-D4, p. 8

Recent archived events

U.S. Drought Monitor Forum, Reno, Nevada, April 14-16, p. 16

Northeast Brazil implementing drought monitoring, p. 16

EU’s Drought: Research & Science-Policy Interfacing, p. 16


NDMC-led U2U publications:

  • The timing of farmers’ decisions, and what climate and weather data are available, p. 11
  • Which agricultural advisers are most comfortable with climate information, p. 10

Regular Features

Director’s column: Models anticipate steadily decreasing western snowpack, p. 1

Overview of drought in the first quarter of 2015, p. 4

Overview of drought impacts in the first quarter of 2015, p. 6


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