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Webinar Recording Now Available: “Environmental Justice/Service Equity: An Equitable Future Within the Water Utility Realm” 23 September 2020

Webinar Recording Now Available: “Environmental Justice/Service Equity: An Equitable Future Within the Water Utility Realm”

This webinar was the second in a series that explores science and research topics relevant to the “Managing Water Resources Along the Coast” community of practice.

Climate-related extreme events can, but do not consistently, motivate change for water managers 13 May 2020

Climate-related extreme events can, but do not consistently, motivate change for water managers

The findings have important implications for assumptions about what might drive organizational learning and change among water managers for climate adaptation in the future.

CPO’s COCA and SARP launch Community of Practice webinar series 29 April 2020

CPO’s COCA and SARP launch Community of Practice webinar series

The series will explore science and research topics relevant to the “Managing Water Resources Along the Coast” community of practice.

Drought less predictable under declining future snowpack 29 April 2020

Drought less predictable under declining future snowpack

Water reserved in mountain snowpack plays a major role in seasonal water cycles and currently supplies water to an estimated two billion people.

NOAA Atlas 14 Precipitation Frequency Atlas of the United States 21 February 2020

NOAA Atlas 14 Precipitation Frequency Atlas of the United States

NOAA Atlas 14 is a project of the National Weather Service’s Hydrometeorological Design Studies Center (HDSC) that provides precipitation frequency information for the U.S. states and territories. NOAA precipitation frequency estimates serve as the de-facto standards for designing, building and operating infrastructure to withstand the forces of heavy precipitation and floods.

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Dr. Nancy Beller-Simms
Program Manager, SARP- Extreme Events, SARP - Coping with Drought in Support of NIDIS, NIDIS/SARP Drought Risk Management Research Center
P: 1 (301) 734-1205
F: 1 (301) 713-0518
E: nancy.beller-simms@noaa.gov

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