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The Burning Desert: A workshop on Drought Recovery

Event Date & Time

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 (All day) to Wednesday, September 12, 2018 (All day)
Mountain Time
Phoenix, AZ

NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) is working with NIDIS to lead a workshop on the NCEI drought amelioration web tool. 

Objectives of the workshop

  • Evaluate the NCEI drought amelioration web page, review other drought recovery tools, and develop recommendations for improvements to the NCEI drought amelioration web page
  • Discuss the impacts of drought, including human health and wildfires
  • Evaluate whether existing tools/products sufficiently capture drought amelioration

Outcomes of the workshop

  • More accurate, timely, and regionally-relevant content that facilitates the use of drought amelioration tools
  • Better-informed decision-making and resource allocation using drought amelioration tools
  • Improved products and services fit to user requirements

Invitees to the workshop include climate experts and community members, including political leaders, media, public health officials, and writers.

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DEWS Regions

Intermountain West Drought Early Warning System