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Webinars & Workshops

Early Career Researcher Training 2022

The next Early Career Researcher Training has been postponed to summer of 2022. This event will take place at the University of New Mexico. In the past, participants were engaged in a series of instructional presentations that covered topics that included climate science and impacts, Indigenous knowledge, actionable science, and science communication. Participants were also invloved with climate science research, small group activities, and field trips throughout the week that provided stakeholder engagement opportunities and showcased how scientific results are used in the decision-making process. Stay tuned for details about next year!

Southern Plains Climate Science Webinar

Next webinar on October 28 at 11am Central.

Join us as we hear from Dr. Kristine DeLong on “Understanding past climate of the Inter-America Sea using a network of Siderastrea siderea corals.” Dr. Delong is an Associate Professor from the Department of Geography and Anthropology at Louisiana State University. She will be discussing the shifts in the sea surface temperature and ocean circulation in the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea.

Join us in learning more about this exciting topic by registering in advance here: https://oklahoma.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIuf–grDkqH92jzTVilcCAbLq2iw4EHr32

The Climate 101 workshops cover a variety of topics including the basics of how the climate system works, interpretation of different climate projections and resources for decision makers and climate adaptation planning. Attendees are given a chance to participate in an optional, interactive training session that focuses on making adaptation decisions based on climate projections for a given area.

Next Workshop: 2022

Check out materials & presentations from previous Climate 101 Workshops.

Southern Plains Climate Seminar & Other Webinar Archives


January 29, 2021A Warming Arctic: How Climate Change is Impacting Future Winter Weather Events by Dr. Jason C. Furtado, University of Oklahoma.

April 22, 2021 – Hailstorms, Flooding & Tornadoes, Oh My! How Climate Change is Impacting Severe Weather Events. A panel discussion with Debi Wagner, and Drs. Cait Rottler and Harold Brooks.


January 29, 2020Towards Sustainable Water Management: Identifying Conservation Priorities, Data Needs and Barriers to Implementing Environmental Flows in the Red River Basinby Sean Wineland, University of Oklahoma.

June 17, 2020 Integrating Climate Change into State and Federal Resource Managementby Dr. Megan Friggens, U.S. Forest Services.

October 1, 2020 – Drought & Lessons Learned in Rio Grande/Bravo Basin by Dr. Jack Friedman, University of Oklahoma.

February 12, 2020New Insights into the Complex Drivers of Hydrometeorological and Hydroclimatological Extremes in the Great Plains of the United Statesby Dr. Jeff Basara, University of Oklahoma.

August 12, 2020 Hurricanes and Storm Surge in a Changing Climate and Other SCIPP Projects by Dr. Barry Keim, Louisiana State University.

October 27, 2020 – Arizona & New Mexico Monsson Recap and Winter Drought Outlook by the Southwest & South Central CASCs, NIDIS, NOAA & USGS.

April 22, 2020Future Projections of Climate Change for the South Central United States by Dr. Renee McPherson, University of Oklahoma.

September 8, 2020 Improving Predictions of Water Supply in the Rio Grande Headquarters by Dr. David Gutzler, University of New Mexico.