Applied Climate & Spatial Science Program Area

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Faculty, staff and students in Applied Climate and Spatial Sciences work to advance our understanding of the climate-water-human-environmental nexus. The program area is bolstered by internationally recognized centers, nationally recognized units, and laboratories representing local to global scales of study and long-term environmental monitoring programs. Martha Shulski & Brian Wardlow Co-Leaders of the Program Area

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NDMC partners on new experimental grassland productivity forecast

An innovative new Grassland Productivity Forecast or “Grass-Cast” has published its first forecast to help producers in the Northern Great Plains determine how much grass will be available for livestock to graze during the upcoming summer. The National Drought Mitigation Center was a project partner  (5/23/2018)
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Grants Awarded

Grants Awarded

$1.8 Million in 2017



69 Refereed Journal Articles in 2017

Extension / Outreach


233 Presentations in 2017