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U.S. drought intensified slightly in March

Apr 3, 2014

Drought coverage in the 48 contiguous states increased 2.52 percentage points to 38.37 in the four weeks that ended April 1. Drought coverage is at its highest point since Oct. 8, 2013, and up 7.42 percentage points from the beginning of the year, said Brad Rippey, meteorologist in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Office of the Chief Economist.

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Drought Risk Atlas analyzes drought history for your local climate station

Mar 25, 2014
The National Drought Mitigation Center on March 21 unveiled a new online Drought Risk Atlas that provides analysis of data on drought frequency and severity for more than 3,000 spots across the country with records going back at least 40 and in some cases more than 100 years.
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Drought Center climatologist Tadesse leading $1.6 million NASA project to predict drought and flood in Africa

Mar 13, 2014
Tadesse

Tsegaye Tadesse, climatologist and remote sensing expert at UNL’s National Drought Mitigation Center, is leading a three-year, $1.6 million, multi-institution NASA-funded project to help predict drought and flood in the Greater Horn of Africa.

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National Drought Mitigation Center
University of Nebraska–Lincoln

819 Hardin Hall
3310 Holdrege Street
P.O. Box 830988
Lincoln, NE 68583–0988

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phone: (402) 472–6707
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