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Announcements & News


98th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society

The next meeting of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) is scheduled for January 7–11, 2018 in Austin, Texas. The meeting is “the world’s largest yearly gathering for the weather, water, and climate community.”

ESRI Water Conference

The Esri Water Conference is for water utilities and water resources professionals to explore the power of GIS (Geographic Information Systems). The Conference takes place January 29 - February 1, 2018 in San Diego, California.

Sustainable Water Management Conference

The Sustainable Water Management Conference brings together professionals in water sector organizations to discuss best practices for managing water resources, the costs and benefits of water conservation, and alternative water sources such as stormwater and reuse. The Conference takes place March 25-28, 2018 in Seattle, Washington.

New Training Materials Announced for Winter 2017-2018

COMET MetEd has released new training materials (44 in English; 11 in Spanish) for the winter 2017-2018. Examples of courses include severe storms, basic meteorology, and “What’s Coming in Hydrologic Impacts Studies?”.

CLIMAS Climate and Health Project Showcase

Videos of the presentations (slides + audio) for the CLIMAS Climate & Health Colloquium (from November 3) are now available on the CLIMAS YouTube Channel. Of particular relevance to the Rio Grande/Bravo region, is the presentation on Heat, Health, Science, People - NIHHIS Work in the El Paso Borderlands Region.


Ranchers, environmental groups work to improve public lands, November 29, 2017
12 takeaways from new Water Foundation poll of 12 Western states
A ‘grand adventure in learning’ along the Rio Grande for students, December 11, 2017