Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

New USDA Climate Hubs website now available

The USDA Climate Hubs has just released their new website, which provides information on the individual hubs and activities related to climate and working lands across the US.  They still have a few bugs to work out on the pages, but you can check out the national page at https://www.climatehubs.oce.usda.gov/…
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Climate Impacts Lab provides interactive climate maps for decision-making

The Climate Impact Lab is an online web resource that provides interactive maps describing changes in climate that may be expected in the future. The maps provide the ability to look at ranges of changes in temperature and precipitation depending on how much carbon dioxide and methane are put into…
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Interactive drought risk map for the US

The American Geosciences Institute has an interesting map of drought risk available at https://www.americangeosciences.org/critical-issues/maps/drought-atlas. It shows a variety of parameters which are related to drought, including rainfall, stream flow and the Drought Monitor map. It also allows you to compare current droughts to previous ones. Check it out! (Note that…
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Projected county-level changes in temperature and precipitation

The USDA Southwest Regional Climate Hub’s recent newsletter noted an online article that may be of use to some of you in looking ahead to planning for the future.  This is especially important if you are considering purchasing land or switching to new crops which may respond differently to climate…
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