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Record Search Query: [Science_Parameters: Science_Category='EARTH SCIENCE', Science_Topic='HUMAN DIMENSIONS', Science_Term='NATURAL HAZARDS']

Drought Monitor
Entry ID: ensounl_drought

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Summary
Abstract: The U.S. Drought Monitor map provides a summary of drought conditions across the United States and Puerto Rico. Often described as a blend of art and science, the map is updated weekly by combining a variety of data-based drought indices and indicators and local expert input into a single composite drought indicator.

The U.S. Drought Monitor sets the standard for communicating location and ... View entire text
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Description: The National Drought Mitigation Center helps people and institutions develop and implement measures to reduce societal vulnerability to drought. The NDMC,based at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, stresses preparation and risk management rather than crisis management.
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Service Citation
Originators: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and National Drought Mitigation Center
Title: Drought Monitor
Provider: University of Nebraska-Lincoln, National Drought Mitigation Center
URL: http://www.drought.unl.edu/MonitoringTools/USDroughtMonitor.aspx
Service Keywords
ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORIES >AGRICULTURAL ADVISORIES >DROUGHT FORECAST Parameter Definition
ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORIES >FIRE ADVISORIES >WILDFIRES Parameter Definition
ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORIES >HYDROLOGICAL ADVISORIES >DROUGHT Parameter Definition

Ancillary Keywords
Drought Monitor
Drought
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Service Provider
UNE-L/NDMC > National Drought Mitigation Center, University of Nebraska, Lincoln Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://drought.unl.edu/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: THE DROUGHT MONITOR
Phone: 402-472-6707
Fax: 402-472-6614
Email: DroughtMonitor at enso.unl.edu
Contact Address:
National Drought Mitigation Center
P.O. Box 830749
City: Lincoln
Province or State: NE
Postal Code: 68583-0749
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Electronic
Distribution_Format: HTML
Fees: None
Personnel
TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: SERF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date:
SERF Last Revision Date: 2012-03-02
Future SERF Review Date: 2003-07-13
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