SCIPP Documents

A Summary of Survey Responses to the Drought Webinar Series

To address the different needs in the drought-stricken South Central United States, a four-pronged approach was used: regional workshops, state drought planning, a series of webinars, and supporting local impact reporting. This report highlights the webinar series and outcomes from the survey that was administered during December 2011.

An Assessment of the Climate-Related Needs of Oklahoma Decision Makers

This report is comprised of information from interviews in 2010 and 2011 with twenty-three decision-makers in local, tribal, state, federal, non-profit, and for-profit agencies across Oklahoma.

Cattle and Livestock (Dec 08, 2011)

This is part of the Managing Drought in the Southern Plains Webinar Series.

Climate Hazard Brochure Series - Drought

Drought is one of the most common and costly hazards to impact the United States. In contrast to most hazards, drought can impact any state, or a majority of states, at any given time of the year. Moreover, drought is not a stranger to people in the SCIPP Region.

SCIPP Monitor: February 2013

In this issue:

  • West Nile Virus in the South
  • Temperature and Precipitation Summaries
  • Drought Update

Flash Drought (Oct 27, 2011)

This is part of the Managing Drought in the Southern Plains Webinar Series.

Geographic Assessment of Major Disaster Declarations Across the Lower 48 States

This report contains various details of major disaster declarations dating back to 1953 as archived by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. With this, SCIPP undertook a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) study to assess weather-related disaster declarations in an effort to understand where specific hazards have occurred most frequently and when.

Groundwater and Surface Water (May 10, 2012)

This is part of the Managing Drought in the Southern Plains Webinar Series.

Gulf Coast Climate Information Needs Assessment

This report is comprised of surveys that were taken in order to better understand the climate information needs of Gulf Coast region decision makers. SCIPP conducted interviews that were used to assess needs between coastal and inland decision makers, as well as to identify issues facing states and the region as a whole.

Historical Context and Evolution of the 2011 Drought (Sep 29, 2011)

This is part of the Managing Drought in the Southern Plains Webinar Series.