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Highlights 2017

2017 Research Highlights

Climate Data to Improve Decision-Making: Collaborating with the NOAA Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Lab

December 14, 2017

NOAA’s Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL) has been an essential part of the South Central Climate Science Center’s (SC CSC) consortium of partner organizations…. Click here to read more.

Further Reading:

Some Pitfalls in Downscaling of Future Climate

Evaluating the Stationary Assumption in Statistically Downscaled Climate Projections: Is Past Performance an Indicator of Future Results?

Developing Effective Drought Monitoring Tools for Farmers & Ranchers in the South Central U.S.

September 1, 2017

The South Central U.S. is one of the main agricultural regions in North America…. Click here to read more.

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For further information, read the Local Drought Management document.

Modeling the Effects of Climate and Land Use Change on Crucial Wildlife Habitat

June 30, 2017

Changing temperature and precipitation patterns int he South Central U.S. pose short and long term challenges for wildlife managers….. Click here to read more.

Understanding How Temperature and Precipitation Patterns Impact Coastal Wetland Ecosystems

February 7, 2017

Coastal Wetlands are one of the most economically valuable ecosystems in the world. In the United States…Click here to read more.

For further reading, check out the full article in Nature.