April 2019: NIDIS's 'Innovation Across the Water Cycle' technical session

April 2019: NIDIS's 'Innovation Across the Water Cycle' technical session

On April 3, Climate Engine team member, Dr. Dan McEvoy, presented Climate Engine at a NIDIS technical session on “Innovation Across the Water Cycle: New Tools and Technologies to Manage Drought Risk,” featuring the work of NIDIS and several partners in developing tools and resources that help water utilities address their drought risk.

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Dec 2017: Green Sense Podcast

Dec 2017: Green Sense Podcast

Podcast - Green Sense Radio recorded a podcast - '2017 - the year in green cars/Climate Engine' (starting at 14:56) featuring an interview with Dr. John Abatzoglou,  co-principal investigator of Climate Engine. John describes goals/challenges in developing Climate Engine, benefits of working with Google, and how earth monitoring is changing due to applications like Climate Engine. 

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Dec 2017: AGU

Dec 2017: AGU

New Orleans, LA - ClimateEngine will be at the American Geophysics Union (AGU) Fall meeting from Dec 11 - Dec 15, 2017 in New Orleans, LA.  Team members Britta Daudert and Katherine Hegewisch will be in attendance at the Desert Research Institute (DRI) booth in the exhibit area showing off Climate Engine from 9:30-5:00 Tues-Thurs and 9:30-1:30 on Fri. Come by and see us for some hands-on demos and instruction with Climate Engine.

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Sept 2017 - FEWS Science Meeting

Sept 2017 - FEWS Science Meeting

Washington DC - Climate Engine attended the Famine Early Warning System (FEWS) Science meeting in Washington DC on September 6-8 2017.  Team members Justin Huntington and Katherine Hegewisch  presented a talk to the FEWS science meeting.  After the meeting, Katherine Hegewisch hosted a 1.5 hr workshop to African FEWS field scientists on using Climate Engine. 

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Aug 2017 - Coding Week at DRI

Aug 2017 - Coding Week at DRI

Reno, NV -  Climate Engine had a coding week at the Desert Research Institute (DRI) from August 7-11, 2017 to work on known Climate Engine issues and make progress on new features coming soon.

It was a great week for team bonding which finished with a pizza night with family members followed by 4-wheel roller skating at the Roller Kingdom.  Justin Huntington impressed us all with his backwards skating, waltz jumps and 80s groove.

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Jun 2017 - Zumwalt Prairie Focus Group

Jun 2017 - Zumwalt Prairie Focus Group

Enterprise, OR - Climate Engine attended interviews with ranchers on the Zumwalt Prairie under coordination with The Nature Conservancy in Enterprise, OR in Jun 2017. Team member Katherine Hegewisch and University of Idaho graduate student Vincent Jansen interviewed 7 ranchers on the Zumwalt Prairie to gain information to improve a Climate Engine web tool in development for ranchers. The development of this 'Precision Grazing' web tool is supported by The Nature Conservancy and the Northwest Climate Hub.

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Feb 2016 - Society of Rangeland Management Meeting

Feb 2016 - Society of Rangeland Management Meeting

Corpus Christi, TX- Climate Engine attended the annual 2016 Society of Rangeland Management Meeting in Corpus Christi, TX on Feb 1, 2016. Team member Katherine Hegewisch presented a 20-minute talk on Weather Tools for Rangeland Restoration and Rehabilitation in the Western USA, in which we featured Climate Engine.   

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