CPO's Beller-Simms speaks at meeting of the Climate Change and Water Resources Workgroup 19 February 2014

CPO's Beller-Simms speaks at meeting of the Climate Change and Water Resources Workgroup

CPO scientist Nancy Beller-Simms spoke at the Meeting of the Climate Change and Water Resources Workgroup of the Advisory Committee on Water Information on Wednesday, Feb. 19.
CPO’s Beller-Simms participates in Senate Committee roundtable 18 July 2013

CPO’s Beller-Simms participates in Senate Committee roundtable

Nancy Beller-Simms, the program manager of the NOAA Sectoral Applications Research program participated in a Senate Committee roundtable event on July 18, 2013.

New Case Study: Drought in Central Texas 28 May 2013

New Case Study: Drought in Central Texas

A newly released case study explores the wide-reaching impacts of drought in Texas. Central Texas entered its third consecutive year of drought in 2013, which began in 2011 when the state endured its worst single-year drought and hottest summer in recorded history. That year, communities in Central Texas faced 90 days of triple-digit heat, during which extensive wildfires burned hundreds of homes. 
WE&T Magazine Highlights SARP-funded Extreme Events Workshops 14 March 2013

WE&T Magazine Highlights SARP-funded Extreme Events Workshops

WE&T Magazine highlights a collaborative research project that examines how water utilities, resource managers, and county and regional planners make decisions before and during extreme weather.
New Case Study: Extreme Events in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin 3 January 2013

New Case Study: Extreme Events in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin

A newly released case study explores the wide-reaching impacts of four consecutive extreme weather events in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin (ACF) in Georgia, which cost taxpayers millions of dollars in damaged infrastructure, homes, and businesses and threatened water supply for ecological, agricultural, energy, and urban water users.

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