Wickham, E., Bathke, D., Abdel-Monem, T., Bernadt, T., Bulling, D., Pytlik-Zillig, L., Stiles, C., & Wall, N. (2019). Conducting a drought-specific THIRA: A power tool for integrating all-hazard mitigation and drought planning efforts to increase drought mitigation quality. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 39. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2019.101227.
For the first time, emergency managers and community planners have guidance on how to use the federal Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment process to prepare for drought. Developers of a new online, multi-media Drought THIRA Toolkit.
Ou, G., Munoz-Arriola, F., Uden, D. R., Martin, D., Allen, C. R., & Shank, N. (2018). Climate change implications for irrigation and groundwater in the Republican River Basin, U. S. A. Climatic Change, 151, 303-316. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10584-018-2278-z
This project brings together University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers from the Nebraska State Climate Office, High Plains Regional Climate Center, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Community and Regional Planning Program, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Bureau of Sociological Research, and University of Nebraska Public Policy Center to help municipalities across the Midwest plan for changes in climate. Projected changes have […]
Hu, Q., Tang, Z., Shulski, M., Umphlett, N., Abdel-Monem, T., & Uhlarik, F. (2018). An examination of Midwestern US cities’ preparedness for climate change and extreme hazards. Natural Hazards, 94(2), 777-800. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11069-018-3420-y
The University of Nebraska Public Policy Center is participating in establishing the National Science Foundation national Research Traineeship (NRT) program: Training in Theory and Application of Cross-scale Resilience in Agriculturally Dominated Social Ecological Systems. Over five years the program (https://nrt.unl.edu/), led by Dr. Craig Allen (UNL School of Natural Resources), will support 21 masters and […]
A grand challenge for humanity is to supply increasing food and energy demands imposed by a growing human population while preserving food, energy, and water systems’ critical services. This project supported development of a multi-disciplinary team to nurture projects assessing the interactions and adaptations of working agricultural landscapes on human decision-making and of human decision-making […]
Uden, D. R., Allen, C. R., Munoz-Arriola, F., Ou, G., & Shank, N. (2018). A framework for tracing socio-ecological trajectories and traps in intensive agricultural landscapes. Sustainability, 10(5), 1646. doi.org/10.3390/su10051646
Center staff worked with the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (NDEQ) to develop content and materials that NDEQ staff could use during public engagement events held all across the state. Materials were designed to help the general public understand the Clean Power Plan so that they could give informed input on preferred carbon mitigation strategies […]