Session 8B Drought Monitoring and Management

Wednesday, 28 June 2017: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Mt. Roan (Crowne Plaza Tennis and Golf Resort)
Host: 23rd Conference on Applied Climatology
Trent W. Ford, Southern Illinois University, Geography & Environmental Resources, Carbondale, IL

8:30 AM
Strengthening Capacity for Drought Risk Management in the U.S. with Planning Exercises
Deborah J. Bathke, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE; and C. L. Knutson, N. A. Wall, E. Wickham, and T. K. Bernadt
8:45 AM
The Quick Drought Response Index (QuickDRI) – A New Tool for Monitoring Rapid Changes in Drought Conditions
Brian Wardlow, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE; and M. Svoboda, T. Tadesse, M. C. Anderson, J. F. Brown, C. Hain, and D. Mocko
9:00 AM
A New System for Drought Impacts Monitoring and Reporting Using Citizen Science
Kirsten Lackstrom, Carolinas Integrated Sciences and Assessments, Columbia, SC; and A. Farris and R. V. Ward
9:30 AM
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