SCIPP Documents

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.

SCIPP Monitor: August 2013

In this issue:

  • Tornado Safety in Schools: Risk and Preparedness
  • Why Do We Have Hurricanes?
  • Drought Update

Climate Hazards Brochure Series - Tornadoes

Tornadoes are among the most destructive weather­-related hazards. While tornadoes are most common in the United States east of the Rocky Mountains during the late afternoon, they have occurred in all states, during all months, and during all times of day. Many of the states which have the highest numbers of tornadoes and deaths caused by tornadoes are located in the SCIPP region.

SCIPP Monitor: February 2014

In this issue:

  • Understanding One's Severe Weather Risk
  • Temperature and Precipitation Summaries
  • Drought Update

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.

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.

SCIPP Monitor: January 2012

In this issue:

  • Weather-Ready Nation
  • Year 2011 in Review
  • Drought Update

SCIPP Monitor: July 2012

In this issue:

  • Quantifying Vulnerability to Weather and Climate Hazards in the United States
  • What is Dew Point?
  • Temperature and Precipitation Summaries

SCIPP Monitor: July 2013

In this issue:

  • Monitoring Hazardous Weather in the City: The Dallas - Ft. Worth Urban Demonstration Network
  • Teeth of Hurricane Season Starts Now
  • Temperature and Precipitation Summaries

SCIPP Monitor: March 2011

In this issue:

  • Severe Thunderstorm Climatology in the SCIPP Region
  • Temperature and Precipitation Summaries
  • Drought Update