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A study by National Drought Mitigation Center research specialist Tonya Haigh provides insight into when and why ranchers began responding to a 2016 flash drought in parts of Nebraska, Wyoming, South Dakota and Montana.

NDMC’s Haigh finds ranchers delayed response to drought

A study by National Drought Mitigation Center research specialist Tonya Haigh provides insight into when and why ranchers began responding to a 2016 flash drought in parts of Nebraska, Wyoming, South Dakota and Montana.  (10/30/2019)
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A National Science Foundation grant will help University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers study how severe storms are formed in the Great Plains so they can better predict when storms will form, how destructive they will be, and if there is a chance of tornadoes or flash flooding.

Hu lands NSF grant to study severe storms, predict potential damage

A National Science Foundation grant will help University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers study how severe storms are formed in the Great Plains so they can better predict when storms will form, how destructive they will be, and if there is a chance of tornadoes or flash flooding.  (8/20/2019)
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Eight University of Nebraska partners, including the Nebraska State Climate Office, recently were awarded a Collaboration Initiative Seed Grant worth about $145,000 to examine the human health and socio-economic effects of extreme weather and climate-related events

Grant to bridge climate change and human health effects

Eight University of Nebraska partners, including the Nebraska State Climate Office, recently were awarded a Collaboration Initiative Seed Grant worth about $145,000 to examine the human health and socio-economic effects of extreme weather and climate-related events (8/20/2019)
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Tala Awada’s interest in science sparked from her fascination of plants’ ability to withstand many environmental stresses.

Local Action, Global Impact

Tala Awada’s interest in science sparked from her fascination of plants’ ability to withstand many environmental stresses.  (12/4/2018)
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A newly published study in Weather, Climate and Society compares agricultural stakeholders’ perceptions of the flash drought the developed across upper Great Plains states in 2016 with datasets used to compile the U.S. Drought Monitor during that same time period.

Memory, remote sensing and a new research methodology at the NDMC

A newly published study in Weather, Climate and Society compares agricultural stakeholders’ perceptions of the flash drought the developed across upper Great Plains states in 2016 with datasets used to compile the U.S. Drought Monitor during that same time period. (11/21/2018)
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