What is the U.S. Drought Monitor?
Overview of the U.S. Drought Monitor
The Beginning of the U.S. Drought Monitor
The Evolution of the U.S. Drought Monitor
Who Makes the Map?
What Does the Map Show?
Drought Intensity Scale
Timescales of Impacts
Summary and Disclaimer
What Data are Used to Make the Map?
How are the Drought Categories Assigned?
Convergence of Evidence
What is the Timeline for Production?
Where can I Find the U.S. Drought Monitor?
How Can I Contribute?
Contributing Your Data and Information
Importance of Drought Impacts
Who uses the U.S. Drought Monitor?
Uses of the U.S. Drought Monitor
The U.S. Drought Monitor’s Role in Policy
The easiest way to find the U.S. Drought Monitor is to go to the map’s homepage at droughtmonitor.unl.edu.
This tutorial is brought to you through a partnership between the National Drought Mitigation Center, United States Department of Agriculture, and National Integrated Drought Information System.
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