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Our mission is to help society sustain and improve the viability of forestry and agricultural production, the availability and quality of soil and water resources, the viability and quality of rural lifestyles, and food security in light of climate variability and change.
This vulnerability assessment is meant to provide a baseline “snapshot” of current climate vulnerabilities, along with specific adaptive management strategies to increase the resilience of working lands.
Current drought conditions for the Caribbean Region. The U.S. Drought Monitor is produced through a partnership between the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the United States Department of Agriculture, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Dr. Nora Alvarez-Berríos is an environmental scientist whose research focuses on drought and hurricanes effects on forests and farmlands and adaptability scenarios for climate change in the Caribbean. The goal of her work is to develop adaptability…