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Integrated Seasonal Drought Forecast-Adaptive Management System for the Lower Colorado River Basin in Texas

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NIDIS-Supported Research
Main Summary

This project focused on developing an integrated seasonal drought forecast-adaptive management system to mitigate drought impacts for the Lower Colorado River in Central Texas. To address rapidly growing demands and risks associated with drought, hydroclimatic (precipitation, streamflow) forecasts with seasonal lead times are proposed to provide advance information toward improved allocation decisions.

Research Snapshot

Research Timeline
September 2013 - August 2016
Principal Investigator
David Watkins, Michigan Technological University; Paul Block, University of Wisconsin Madison
Project Funding
Coping with Drought FY 2012
Focus Areas (DEWS Components)
Key Regions
Research Scope
State
DEWS Region(s)
States