National Drought Mitigation Center

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Lindsay Johnson


About Lindsay

Lindsay joined the National Drought Mitigation Center staff as a climatologist in January 2023. She is originally from Aurora, Colorado, and grew up skiing, rafting, hiking and playing soccer. She worked as an Operational Meteorologist at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, Antarctica, after completing her meteorology degree at UNL.


  • Ph.D. in Natural Resources (specializing in Climate Assessment and Impact), University of Nebraska-Lincoln, expected Spring 2023
  • M.A. in Earth Sciences (specializing in Climatology), University of Northern Colorado, 2016
  • B.S. in Meteorology (minor in math), University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2011