The Policy & Practice of Climate Change & Water

Central American and Caribbean Workshop on Subseasonal-to-Seasonal Predictability of the Mid-Summer Drought

Make sure to register before the end of the month if you're interested in attending the December training event "Central American and Caribbean Workshop on Subseasonal-to-Seasonal Predictability of the Mid-Summer Drought."

To advance the understanding of the subseasonal-to-seasonal (S2S) physical mechanisms and sources of predictability related to the mid-summer drought characteristics, the Central American and Caribbean Workshop on Subseasonal-to-Seasonal Predictability will have a special focus on these issues. The participants will be exposed to different tools to monitor and analyze canícula’s characteristics, and to assess its S2S predictability and skill. The workshop is designed to have a strong component (approx. 70%) of practical sessions and “real-world exercises." The classes will be given in both English and Spanish. Read More...

Climate Adaptation and Wildfire Detection, Monitoring, and Mitigation

In some areas, fire seasons are getting longer, and droughts are becoming more frequent and severe. This July, NASA ARSET is offering an online training focused on satellite remote sensing tools useful for local fire managers. Participants will learn how to identify active fires, visualize fire emissions, and calculate burn severity.
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AGWA Partner University of Valencia to Host Two Upcoming Sessions on Water Management and Uncertainty

AGWA partners at the University of Valencia will be presenting two upcoming sessions on resilient water management at international conferences in April and May.

At the European Geosciences Union General Assembly in Vienna this April, they will be liaising with AGWA members presenting on the CRIDA methodology. This will take place during the session on "Water Resources Management and Policy in a Changing World" on Monday, 18 April.

At the Adaptation Futures Conference in Rotterdam this May, University of Valencia faculty will take part in the session on "Droughts from a social, economic and technical perspective." Presenters will discuss the challenges of drought management in different parts of the world taking into account the different water needs from an economic, environmental and social perspective. This session will take place on Tuesday, 10 May. Read More...