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NC CSC Attending ESA 2017 Meeting

Members of the NC CSC are attending the 2017 Ecological Society of America meeting in Portland, OR from August 6-11, 2017. Several CSCs are giving presentations, including several from NC CSC researchers. #ESA2017

New Northern Plains Drought Impacts and Outlook Available

A special edition July 2017 Drought Impacts and Outlook briefing is available from our research partners. The briefing discusses 2017 drought conditions across the Northern Plains and potential impacts. 

See also: past drought briefings and El Niño/La Niña impacts and outlook reports

NC CSC Welcomes Robin O'Malley as Director (USGS)

The NC CSC welcomes Robin O'Malley, formerly Policy and Partnership Coordinator at the USGS National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center (NCCWSC), as its new Director (USGS). O'Malley has been with NCCWSC since its founding, and will continue his work within the CSC network at the North Central. O'Malley's extensive background includes environmental reporting, natural resource policy development and analysis, and program management.

New Climate Dispatch Newsletter from Nebraska State Climate Office

May's Climate Dispatch is available, with stories on major weather events and a 90-day forecast. Stay up-to-date with the latest Nebraska climate news on the Nebraska Climate Office website. 

MARCH 2017 NOAA QUARTERLY REGIONAL CLIMATE OUTLOOKS: MISSOURI RIVER BASIN

The latest in a series of Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook newsletters was just released for the Missouri River basin states. This newsletter offers an engaging two-page snapshot of recent weather and climate events and anomalies, discusses regional weather impacts on the region's ecosystems and economy, and offers a climate forecast for the coming three months.

This publication - developed in partnership with many federal, state, local, and academic contributions - is released in September, December, March and June.

DECEMBER 2016 NOAA QUARTERLY REGIONAL CLIMATE OUTLOOKS: MISSOURI RIVER BASIN

The latest in a series of Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook newsletters was just released for the Missouri River basin states. This newsletter offers an engaging two-page snapshot of recent weather and climate events and anomalies, discusses regional weather impacts on the region's ecosystems and economy, and offers a climate forecast for the coming three months.

SEPTEMBER 2016 NOAA QUARTERLY REGIONAL CLIMATE OUTLOOKS: MISSOURI RIVER BASIN

The latest in a series of Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook newsletters was just released for the Missouri River basin states. This newsletter offers an engaging two-page snapshot of recent weather and climate events and anomalies, discusses regional weather impacts on the region's ecosystems and economy, and offers a climate forecast for the coming three months.

NC CSC Contributes to DOI Remote Sensing Activities 2016 Report

Several sections of the DOI's Remote Sensing Working Group Report were written by NC CSC contributors, including the following sections. The report highlights remote sensing work within DOI programs, including (below) the NC CSC's work in and application of remote sensing capacity at local and national scales in coordination with key partners. 

 

New NC CSC Deputy Director - Aparna Bamzai-Dodson

The NC CSC welcomes Aparna Bamzai-Dodson, formerly University Assistant Director at the South Central CSC, as the new NC CSC Deputy Director. Aparna's former role with the SC CSC included overseeing CSC operations, planning workshops and trainings, attending and representing the CSC at conferences and meetings, creating outreach materials, revising and completing proposals, supervising staff, developing educational materials, and contributing to CSC projects.

Nebraska State Climate Office Quarterly Newsletter Launched

The Nebraska State Climate Office is launching its quarterly newsletter with the Winter 2016 edition of Climate Dispatch. The first issue, attached, introduces the office and director Martha Shulski and includes a winter outlook by Al Dutcher, Agriculture Extension Climatologist with NSCO and a look at the statewide weather network, The Nebraska Mesone. Check their site for new issues of the quarterly publication. 

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