10:30 A.M.


11:00 A.M.

Understanding Hazard and Predictability of Drought

Facilitator: Donald Wilhite, University of Nebraska (Steering Committee)

  • Jonathan Overpeck, University of Arizona

  • Kelly Redmond, Western Regional Climate Center, Desert Research Institute

  • Phil Pasteris, National Water and Climate Center, U.S. Department of Agriculture

  • Discussion and Questions

12:30 P.M.


1:30 P.M.

Understanding Vulnerability and Response Strategies to Drought

Facilitator: Jonathan Overpeck, University of Arizona

  • William Easterling, Pennsylvania State University

  • David Breshears, University of Arizona

  • Roger Pulwarty, NOAA/CIRES/Climate Diagnostics Center

  • Donald Wilhite, University of Nebraska (Steering Committee)

  • Discussion and Questions

3:30 P.M.


4:00 P.M.

Case Study I Wrap-up: Research Needs to Understand and Respond to the Multiple Environmental Stresses that Lead to Drought

Facilitator: Edward Miles, University of Washington (Steering Committee)

5:30 P.M.


6:30 P.M.


7:30 P.M.

Dinner Speaker: The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MEA) and How It Helps Us Understand the Impacts of Multiple Stresses

Harold Mooney, Stanford University

8:30 P.M.


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