External Documents

Beyond the El Nino of 2015/2016: Los Ninos? La Nina? La Nada?

Powerpoint presentation by Victor Murphy for the El Nino: What's Next? webinar on 02/18/2016.

Climate Adaptation & Transportation: Identifying Information and Assistance Needs

This report summarizes the presentations, discussions and recommendations from a workshop, Climate Adaptation & Transportation: Identifying Information and Assistance Needs, held November 16-17, 2011. Funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Sector Applications and Research Program, the workshop was designed and facilitated by the Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) and the Center for Clean Air Policy (CCAP).

Is Something Wrong With El Nino?

John Nielsen-Gammon's presentation from the webinar El Nino: What's Next? presented on 02/18/2016.

May 2015 Southern Plains Outlook

The National Weather Service (NWS) and its NOAA partners have released the May 2015 Southern Plains Drought Outlook Summary. Included among the key highlights of this month's Summary are: 1) Drought in full retreat across all 3 states; 2)Many reservoirs in TX and OK now at 100% capacity; 3) Additional rains should improve remaining pockets of drought.

Regional Disaster Resilience

The 2011 Regional Disaster Resilience (RDR) Guide for Developing an Action Plan (Guide) released in October is an updated and expanded version of the original guide published in June 2006 by The Infrastructure Security Partnership (TISP). Like its predecessor, the updated guide is a beneficial and usable tool that enables practitioners and experts from government, the private sector, and other interested organizations to develop and operationalize an actionable strategy and ongoing process to collectively improve capabilities to withstand major events and disasters in today's complex and interdependent world.