For Sylvia Reeves, timing is everything! Sylvia joined NOAA's National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS) as the Regional Drought Information Coordinator for the Northeast Regional Drought Early Warning System (NE-DEWS) at the beginning of the summer, just as the region was tipping into serious drought.
Connections formed through a USDA Northeast Climate Hub program led to a paper in September’s issue of the journal Climatic Change. These early career researchers describe three elements of professional training that are important in making progress toward climate solutions.
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For Sylvia Reeves, timing is everything! Sylvia joined NOAA's National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS) as the Regional Drought Information Coordinator for the Northeast Regional Drought Early Warning System (NE-DEWS) at the beginning of…

Heavy rain events are increasing across the Northeast, which can result in more nutrient leaching on farms. At UMES, researchers are studying permeable reactive barriers. Results from the research will help to determine if this treatment can limit the…

Across the northeast, farmers are looking to chestnuts as a new option for their farms. As a perennial crop, chestnuts can help farmers adapt to, and mitigate, climate change while also diversifying crop production.

Connections formed through a USDA Northeast Climate Hub program led to a paper in September’s issue of the journal Climatic Change. These early career researchers describe three elements of professional training that are important in making progress toward…

“Flash drought” refers to drought conditions that develop unusually quickly, in effect sneaking up on farmers and policy managers.  This kind of drought doesn’t happen often in the Northeast but it did this year.