SCIPP Documents

A Survey of Flood Information Needs: Spring 2012 Pilot Test Results

Researchers at SCIPP and three NWS River Forecast Centers (RFC) piloted an online survey that was sent to various state floodplain managers, emergency managers, and broadcast meteorologists in the SCIPP region. This report is based on responses from 70 people who provided information about their oversight on recent flood events.

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: April 2011

In this issue:

  • The Urban Influence on Precipitation in the Southeastern United States
  • Drought Update
  • April's Extreme Weather

SCIPP Monitor: February 2012

In this issue:

  • Flood Information Needs
  • Last Freeze for SCIPP Region
  • Drought Update

Flash Flooding (Dec 04, 2012)

This is part of the Extreme Events and Hazards Webinar Summaries.

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.

SCIPP Monitor: July 2011

In this issue:

  • Trends in Heavy Precipitation in the South
  • Temperature and Precipitation Summaries
  • Drought Summary

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