National Drought Mitigation Center


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January 26, 2024

Brief mentions January 2024

 A new paper seeks to provide more detailed descriptions and analysis of flash drought definitions and impacts. A new article provides insight into how climate change can impact the performance of cereal rye cover crop. A new study summarizes the results of user engagement and published literature to help users understand which drought-monitoring tools to use for local conditions. A newly published paper seeks to identify areas of the Great Plains where drought has the strongest relationship to oceanic teleconnections.

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