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Enhancing the South Carolina Drought Response Program

NIDIS Supported Research
NIDIS-Supported Research
Main Summary

Carolinas Integrated Sciences and Assessments (CISA, a RISA team) and the South Carolina State Climatology Office (SC SCO) initiated this project in 2017 with the overarching goal of enhancing South Carolina's Drought Response Program and improving drought preparedness and response. Major components of this project have included two statewide drought tabletop exercises, developing informational resources for the new website, and a new “Drought Guide for SC Emergency Managers." Read more about the CISA and SC SCO drought response project here.

For more information, please contact Meredith Muth (

Research Snapshot

Research Timeline
2018 - 2020
Principal Investigator(s)
Kirsten Lackstrom, CISA
Project Funding
CISA (A RISA team); South Carolina State Climate Office; NIDIS (RISA Coping With Drought)
Focus Areas (DEWS Components)

Key Regions

Research Scope
DEWS Region(s)