Jeff Nothwehr

Jeff Nothwehr

  • Contact Information
  • My Story
  • Publications
  • Background
  • Interests
  • Grants

Contact Information

TitleWeb Developer
Address808 South Hardin Hall
3310 Holdrege Street
Lincoln NE
  • office: 402-472-8293
  • fax: 402-472-4915


Contact Preference

E-mail or Phone

Office Hours

Mondays / Fridays: Remote | Tuesdays / Wednesdays / Thursdays: 7:00 am to 4:00 pm

My Story

Jeff joined the National Drought Mitigation Center as an employee in summer 2008, having completed an M.S. in natural resource sciences with a climate assessment and impacts specialization in 2007. Jeff has experience with several of the NDMC’s products and tools, including the Drought Monitor, the Standardized Precipitation Index, the Drought Impact Reporter, and the Drought Atlas. He is also helping with NDMC contributions to the National Integrated Drought Information System.

Selected Publications

Riganit, C., Bernadt, T. K., Bathke, D., Nothwehr, J., Prendeville, H. R. (2022). Overview of Weather Water Land Sites. Lincoln, NE: National Drought Mitigation Center, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Svoboda, M.D., B.A. Fuchs, C.C. Poulsen and J.R. Nothwehr. (2015). The drought risk atlas: Enhancing decision support for drought risk management in the United States. Journal of Hydrology. 526: 274-286Online
Bathke, D., N. Wall, J. Nothwehr, K. Smith, D. Woudenberg, T. Bernadt, C. Bergman, J. Robine, M. Hayes, M. Svoboda, L. Darby, and R. Pulwarty, 2012: Building a Sustainable Network of Drought Communities. National Integrated Drought Information System EngaOnline
Knutson, C.L., T. Haigh, M.J. Hayes, M. Widhalm, J. Nothwehr, M. Kleinschmidt, (2011). Farmer Perceptions of Conservation and Sustainable Agriculture Practices and Drought Risk Reduction in Nebraska,USA, Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems, 26(3): 25Online



DegreeMajorInstitutionYear Awarded
Master of ScienceNatural Resource ScienceUniversity of Nebraska-Lincoln2007
Bachelor of ScienceGeographyUniversity of Nebraska-Lincoln2005




Professional Organizations

Gamma Theta Upsilon
Nebraska GIS/LIS Association




SNR Program Areas

  • Applied Climate and Spatial Science

Areas of Interest/Expertise

  • Climate
  • GIS
  • Remote Sensing
  • Web development
  • Web programming


Currently this page only displays grants that were awarded on 1/1/ 2009 to the present. If a grant was awarded prior to 1/1/ 2009 and is still active, it will not be displayed on this page.

Grant TitleThe Role of Drought Preparedness in Improving the Sustainability of Great Plains Ranches
Starting Date02/01/2012


Ending Date01/31/2014
Funding Level$56,366.00
Funding AgencyUniversity of Missouri