North American Drought Monitor Forum
and Global Drought Assessment Workshop

 

 

When:

April 20-23, 2010

Where:

Asheville, NC, USA

Workshop Materials:

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Objectives:

These workshops is being designed to cover the range of drought monitoring, assessment, prediction, and early warning issues relevant to international collaboration on a global, regional and bi-national scale. It will consist of a series of sessions and concurrent workshops which address:

  • Biennial North American Drought Monitor Forum - technical and administrative issues specific to the NADM;

  • NADM activities in the context of broader international drought monitoring and assessment activities;

  • A review of international regional drought monitoring and collaboration activities;

  • The development of bilateral US - Canada testbed projects and drought study initiatives;

  • Discussion of international regional early warning systems, both existing and prototype testbeds; and

  • Establishment of an international drought clearinghouse and the establishment of the web services infrastructure for a global drought monitoring effort.

Attendance will be limited to 50 seats on a first come, first served basis.