Tenth Biennial U.S. Drought Monitor Forum

April 3 to April 5, 2017
Keystone, SD

The tenth edition of the biennial U.S. Drought Monitor Forum.


  • Drought and Wildfire in the northern great plains
    Jim Strain
  • Dry Fusion: A Timeline of the U.S. Drought Monitor’s Evolution
    Mark Svoboda
  • The United States Drought Monitor: A Cornucopia of Data, a Single Map
    Brian Fuchs
  • GIS Applications Used in Making the U.S. Drought Monitor
    Deborah Bathke
  • The USDM and Agricultural Drought Disaster Assistance
    Brad Rippey
  • Conundrums in the Creation of the USDM (U.S. Drought Monitor), DOs (U.S. Drought Outlooks), and LLFs (Long-Lead Forecasts), along with some Cures & Conclusions
    David Miskus
  • Drought of 2012: A Land Grant Extension Perspective
    Hans Schmitz
  • Great Lakes Drought Monitoring, Impacts, and Sea Grant
    Molly Woloszyn
  • The Drought Impact Reporter
    Brian Fuchs
  • Drought Monitoring efforts as part of the NIDIS Intermountain West DEWS
    Becky Bolinger
  • CoCoRaHS and the Drought Monitor (Help us help you!)
    Peter Goble
  • Monitoring Drought in Kentucky
    Chip Zimmer
  • Climate Hubs: Regional Partners in Drought Outreach
    Dannele Peck
  • Drought conditions in the GPR - BIA
    Dave Martin
  • Drought in 2016: Lessons Learned
    Brian Fuchs
  • 2016 Drought in Western South Dakota
    Laura Edwards
  • Flooding During Drought: Drought Relief in California
    Amanda Sheffield
  • The Canadian Drought Monitor
    Trevor Hadwen
  • Great New England Drought of 2016
    Brad Rippey
  • Drought Monitoring With The Evaporative Demand Drought Index
    Dan McEvoy
  • Mapping Drought with Satellite Remote Sensing and Land Surface Modeling
    Christopher Hain
  • Quick Drought Response Index (QuickDRI): A Composite Index for Monitoring Short-Term Drought Conditions
    Brian Wardlow
  • The Evaporative Demand Drought Index (EDDI): an emerging drought-monitoring & early warning tool
    Mike Hobbins
  • AIRS Drought Application
    Stephanie Granger
  • The Evaporative Stress Index as an agricultural drought indicator
    Martha Anderson
  • Expansion of the USDM to the U.S.-Affiliated Pacific Islands
    Richard Heim
  • Expansion of the U.S. Drought Monitor to the U.S. Virgin Islands
    Brad Rippey
  • Staying Unbiased in the Face of Political and Programmatic Pressure
    Brad Rippey
  • Mixing Up a Drought Indicator Cocktail, Blended, not Stirred: A Combined Drought Indicator Approach
    Mark Svoboda