Partners

Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Grazinglands Research Laboratory

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The mission of the Grazinglands Research Laboratory is develop and deliver improved technologies, management strategies, and strategic and tactical planning tools which help evaluate and manage economic and environmental risks, opportunities, and tradeoffs, for integrated crop, forage, and livestock systems under variable climate, energy and market conditions.


National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)

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The NCAR Weather and Climate Impacts Assessment Science Program weather and climate arenas that have proved particularly challenging for decision-makers and scientists alike: characterizing uncertainty; extreme weather and climate events; and the role of climate in human health.


National Drought Mitigation Center

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The National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln helps people and institutions develop and implement measures to reduce societal vulnerability to drought, stressing preparedness and risk management rather than crisis management.


National Severe Storms Laboratory

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The National Severe Storms Laboratory serves the nation by working to improve the leadtime and accuracy of severe weather warnings and forecasts in order to save lives and reduce property damage. NSSL scientists are committed to their mission to understand the causes of severe weather and explore new ways to use weather information to assist National Weather Service forecasters and federal, university, and private sector partners.


Texas A&M University

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Texas A&M University hosts the Department of Ecosystems Science & Management and the Office of the State Climatologist of Texas. The Department of Ecosystems Science & Management significantly impacts the science, education, and management affecting ecosystems through advancing knowledge of ecosystem structure, function, services, and stewardship, creating learning environments that prepare students, and delivering outreach and continuing education programs that provide pragmatic solutions for diverse stakeholders.


University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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The College of Agriculture & Biological Sciences at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln hosts the Great Plains Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit, National Drought Mitigation Center, High Plains Regional Climate Center, and the Office of the State Climatologist of Nebraska.


USDA Southern Plains Climate Hub

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The USDA Southern Plains Climate hub develops and delivers regional, science-based information to partners and producers in Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas that enables climate-smart decision-making. They are one of 10 USDA Hubs in the nation and are housed at the Grazinglands Research Lab in El Reno, OK.