Wednesday, January 28, 2015

National Drought Mitigation Center

NDMC Calendar and Event Listing


Climate Masters of Nebraska 2015

January 15-March 19, Lincoln, NE

Climate Masters of Nebraska is an adult education program which was developed to teach about climate change and ways to reduce your carbon footprint. The course is free and lasts 10 weeks. Registration is required.

NIDIS Drought and Public Health Webinar 12pm-1pm Central

January 28, 2015, Lincoln, NE

The National Integrated Drought Information System’s Engaging Preparedness Communities Working Group will host a drought and public health webinar on January 28 at 12:00 p.m. Central Time. A presentation by Cornelia and Jan Flora (Kansas State University), originators of the Community Capitals Framework Model, will discuss how the model is applied towards global climate change adaptation, specifically in the health sector. Nicole Wall (University of Nebraska-Lincoln, National Drought Mitigation Center) will follow-up with a talk related to the application of CCF to drought and public health. Dr. Deborah Bathke (Co-Chair of the EPC working group), will give also update regarding the new leadership changes, events, and possible opportunities to come.


December 1, 2014-February 28, 2015: Bisrat Kifle visits the NDMC and conducts research with Dr. Tsegaye Tadesse. Bisrat is a Ph.D. student at the University of South Africa, Environmental Science College of Agriculture and Environmental Science in Tshwane, South Africa, and is an Assistant Professor at the Ethiopian Civil Services University in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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