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Drought Planning Using Community Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment

NIDIS Supported Research
NIDIS-Supported Research
Main Summary

This project used climate data to develop, test, and disseminate a toolkit that applies the Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (THIRA) process to drought scenarios using climate and hydrological data. The Platte River Basin in Nebraska was the pilot site for developing and testing the Drought THIRA Toolkit.

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Research Snapshot

Research Timeline
July 2017 - January 2019
Principal Investigator(s)
Dr. Denise Bulling, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Project Funding
Coping with Drought FY 2016
Focus Areas (DEWS Components)

Key Regions

Research Scope