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DRI: Drought Research Initiative Project
Section 1: Project Information
DRI: Drought Research Initiative
University of Manitoba
University of Saskatchewan
Classification (e.g., "GWF Pillar 3", "CCRN", etc.)
Legacy Site (slated for decommission in June 2021)
Restoration Site (under active development)
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To better understand the physical characteristics of and processes influencing Canadian Prairie droughts, and to contribute to their better prediction, through a focus on the recent severe drought of 1999 - 2004/05.
The specific goals of this project were to:
1 Quantify the physical features of this recent drought
2 Improve the understanding of the processes and feedbacks governing the formation, evolution, cessation and structure of the drought.
3 Assess and reduce uncertainties in the prediction of drought and its structure.
4 Compare the similarities and differences of the recent drought to previous droughts over this region and those in other regions, in the context of climate variability and change.
5 Apply our progress to address critical issues of importance to society.
Position, Institution, and Contact Information
Current Status of this Project
○ In Progress
T-2021-03-16-8183bknHY1cUmPrIc6JUDvoQ Project 1.2