|Water is our most vital resource. Lack of adequate water may lead to
loss of revenue, crops, and life.From this page you can find fact sheets
and articles of interest to:
Understanding the historical probability of drought (1/30/2013 PSS news release by Madeline Fisher)
OSU researcher making most of available water for bioenergy production (February 2013 article by Sean Hubbard, Agricultural Communications Services)
Drought affects rural, urban areas of state (1/26/13 article by Ginnie Graham in Tulsa World)
Drought losses in OK top $400 million for 2012 (by Leilana McKindra, Agricultural Communications Services)
Drought and Wildfire (OK Climatological Survey)
Oklahoma DroughtWatch (USGS Oklahoma Water Science Center)
Managing during Drought: A Resource Guide for Agricultural Producers (The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation)
|OSU and OU have teamed up to create the nation’s first statewide system for real-time drought monitoring in Oklahoma.
Visit the Drought Monitoring summary report.
Read more about plant-available water, a good predictor of drought, or watch the video.
Iowa State University's Extension & Outreach "Dealing with Disasters" page
University of Nebraska
- Vegetation Drought Response Index
- National Drought Mitigation Center
|The Southern Climate Impacts Planning Project has links to several videos of their webinar series: Managing Drought in the Southern Plains on the SCIPP YouTube channel.|
Well Owners' Network News (August 2012 issue with articles of how water wells may be affected during and after drought and wildfires.
Disaster and Drought Assistance (United States Department of Agriculture)
WaterWatch (U.S. Geological Survey)
U.S. Drought Portal (National Integrated Drought Information System)
Drought’s Footprint (July 19, 2012 in The New York Times; areas under drought in June of each year 1896-2012 are shown)
National Drought Mitigation Center (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)