Increasing resiliency and preparedness for weather and climate extremes now and in the future across the South-Central United States

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Strategic Petroleum Reserve Climate Change and Resilience Assessment

SCIPP partnered with two Department of Energy entities – the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) to develop a climate change resilience plan for the SPR. The SPR is the world’s largest emergency supply of crude oil with a capacity of 727 million barrels. Current holdings consist of around 650 million barrels, enough oil to replace foreign imports for around 140 days. The SPR can…

SCIPP Webinars & Briefings

SCIPP Webinars

SCIPP hosts webinars and posts briefings on drought and other hazards and their impacts. To join in and be notified about the upcoming ones, please register below and we will send login details.

Drought Webinars

Multi-Hazards Webinars

Southern Climate Monitor
March 2018

SCIPP Monitor March 2018

Highlights of March 2018

  • Increasing Community Resilience to Wildfire in the Southern Plains
  • Drought, Temperature, and Precipitation Summaries
  • New Research: Divergent Trends of Open-Surface Water Body Area in the Contiguous United States from 1984-2016
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University of Oklahoma Campus

Southern Climate Impacts Planning Program
University of Oklahoma
120 David L. Boren Blvd., Suite 2900
Norman, OK 73072-7305

Louisiana State University Campus

Southern Climate Impacts Planning Program
Louisiana State University
Howe-Russell Building
Baton Rouge, LA 70803