Enhancing Seasonal Drought Prediction Capabilities for the US and the Globe Using the National Multi-Model Ensemble

Lead PI: Mr. Anthony G. Barnston, Michael Bell , Kingtse Mo

Unit Affiliation: International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI)

August 2012 - July 2017
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: Building on the already-developed drought analysis and prediction tools for the USA and Mexico, the team will expand coverage to a global scale taking into account the standardized precipitation evapotranspiration index.

OUTCOMES: Seasonal predictions have been developed and a web-based display tool has been developed.