National Integrated Drought Information System: Data, Maps and Tools

This is a extensive collection of maps, data, and tools that students can use to research drought and its impacts on agriculture, wildfires, water supply, vegetation, soil moisture, temperature and precipitation.

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National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS)

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Teaching Tips

Teaching Tips

Educators may need to discuss the nature of the Palmer Drought Index if students are going to analyze maps.

Resource best used within the context of exploring a specific problem or issue with regard to drought.