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New FSU Environmental Minute Radio Program
Please join us for the Environmental Minute, a new radio program featuring
environmental experts from The Florida State University. The program airs
Mondays and Wednesdays on WFSU 88.9FM. Click here for more info
NOAA Climate Prediction Center: U.S. Seasonal Drought Outlook
View the outlook Click here for more info
WALB: Small Farmers Are Meeting in Albany:
SECC members Pam Knox and Carrie Furman work with the Federation of Southern Cooperatives. Click here for more info
Climate Forecasting Gaining Traction among Farmers Click here for more info
Kofikuma Dzotsi wins 2012 dissertation award
Congratluations to Dr. Kofikuma Dzotsi, who won the award for Best Dissertation of 2012 in the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Florida. The title of Kofikuma’s dissertation is “Rainfall variability effects on aggregated crop model predictions.” His major professor was Jim Jones.
Bartels W, Arnold J, Breuer NE, Furman CA, Staal L, Irani TA, and JW Jones. 2011. Supporting dialog and learning among stakeholders through climate working groups.Southeast Climate Consortium Technical Report Series: SECC Technical Report 11-001:1-13.
Bartels, W. L., Furman, C. A., Diehl, D. D., Royce, F. S., Dourte, D. R., Ortiz, B. V.,et al. 2012.
Warming up to climate change: A participatory approach to engaging with agricultural stakeholders in the Southeast US
Reg. Environ. Change.
Bartels, W., Furman, C.A. and F. Royce. 2012. Agricultural Adaptation to Climate Variability and Change among African American growers in the Southeast USA.Southeast Climate Consortium Technical Report Series: SECC Technical Report 12-002:57-79.
Bartels, W., Furman, C.A., Royce, F, Ortiz, B., Zierden, D., and C. Fraisse. 2012. Developing a learning community: Lessons from a climate working group for agriculture in the southeast USA.Southeast Climate Consortium Technical Report Series: SECC Technical Report 12-001:1-56.
Basso, B., Ritchie, J. T., & Jones, J. W. 2012.
On modeling approaches for effective assessment of hydrology of bioenergy crops: Comments on Le et al. (2011) Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 108:15085-15090
European Journal of Agronomy.38, 64-65
Boote, J. K., Rybak, M. R., Scholberg, J. M. S., & Jones, J. W. 2012.
Improving the CROPGRO-Tomato Model for Predicting Growth and Yield Response to Temperature
Cammarano, D., Payero, J., Basso, B., Grace, P., & Stefanova L. 2012.
Adapting wheat sowing dates to projected climate change in Australia sub-tropic: analysis of crop water use and yield
Crop and Pasture Science,63(10), 974-986.
DiNapoli, S. M., & Misra, V. 2012.
Reconstructing the 20th century high-resolution climate of the southeastern United States
J. Geophys. Res.117(D19).
Dinon H, Breuer N, Boyles R, and G Wilkerson. 2012. North Carolina extension agent awareness of and interest in climate information for agriculture.Southeast Climate Consortium Technical Report Series: SECC Technical Report 12-003:81-124.
He, J., Dukes, M. D., Hochmuth, G. J., Jones, J. W., & Graham, W. D. 2012.
Identifying irrigation and nitrogen best management practices for sweet corn production on sandy soils using CERES-Maize model
Agricultural Water Management,109, 61-70.
Hernández JL, Hwang S, Escobedo F, Davis AH, Jones JW. 2012.
Land use change in Central Florida and sensitivity analysis based on agriculture to urban extreme conversion,
Weather Climate Society 4:200-211.doi: 10.1175/WCAS-D-11-00019.1
Jones, J. W., Boote, K. J., Bartels, W. - L., Baigorria, G., Hoogenboom, G., & Hayhoe, K. 2012.
Iconic Agricultural Crops: Climate Change Impacts on Peanut, Cotton and Corn in Georgia and Florida: Final Project Report
Martinez, C. J., Maleski, J. J., & Miller, M. F. 2012.
Trends in precipitation and temperature in Florida, USA
Journal of Hydrology,452-453, 259-281.
Misra V, Michael J-P, Boyles R, Chassignet E, Griffin M, and O'Brien JJ. 2012.
Reconciling the spatial distribution of the surface temperature trends in the Southeastern United States
Journal of Climate (accepted).
Misra, V., & DiNapoli, S. M. 2012.
Understanding wet season variations over Florida
Clim. Dyn., in press
Misra, V., & Michael, J. - P. 2012.
Varied diagnosis of the observed surface temperature trends in the southeast US
Pathak, T. B., Jones, J. W., & Fraisse, C. W. 2012.
Cotton yield forecasting for the southeastern United States using climate indices
Applied Engr. in Agriculture,28(5), 711-723.
Pathak, T. B., Jones, J. W., Fraisse, C. W., Wright, D., & Hoogenboom, G. 2012.
Uncertainty Analysis and Parameter Estimation for the CSM-CROPGRO-Cotton Model
Agronomy Journal,104(5), 1363.
Roncoli C, Breuer N, Zierden D, Fraisse C, Broad K, Hoogenboom G. 2012.
The art of the science: climate forecast for wildfire management in the southeastern United States,
Climatic Change 113:1113-1121.DOI 10.1007/s10584-012-0526-1
Rosenzweig, C., Jones, J. W., Hatfield, J. L., Ruane, A. C., Boote, K. J., Thorburn, P., et al. 2012.
The Agricultural Model Intercomparison and Improvement Project (AgMIP): Protocols and pilot studies
Agricultural and Forest Meteorology
Rosenzweig, C.,, ones, J. W., Hatfield, J. L., Mutter, C. Z., Adiku SGK, et al. 2012. The Agricultural Model Intercomparison and Improvement Project (AgMIP): Integrated Regional Assessment Projects. In D. and C. R. Hillel (Ed.).), Handbook of Climate Change and Agroecosystems: Global and Regional Aspects and Implications,London: Imperial college Press.
Shin DW, and GA Baigorria. 2012.
Potential influence of land development patterns on regional climate: a summer case study in the Central Florida.
Solis, D., & Letson, D. 2012.
Assessing the Value of Climate Information and Forecasts for the Agricultural Sector in the Southeastern United States: Multi-Output Stochastic Frontier Approach.
Regional Environmental Change
Solis, D., Perruso, L., del Corral, J., Stoffle, B., & Letson, D. 2012. Immediate-Term Economic Impact of Hurricanes on the Commercial Harvest of Groupers (Serranidae) in the US Gulf Of Mexico.Natural Hazards, (forthcoming)
Stefanova, L., Sura, P., & Griffin, M. 2012. Quantifying the non-Gaussianity of observed wintertime daily minimum and maximum temperatures in the Southeast United States.J. Climate.
Stefanova, L., V. Misra, J. J. O'Brien, E. P. Chassignet and S. Hameed. 2012.
Hindcast skill and predictability for precipitation and two-meter air temperature anomalies in global circulation models over the Southeast United States
Clim Dyn,36, 161-173
Tian, D., & Martinez, C. J. 2012.
Forecasting reference evapotranspiration using retrospective forecast analogs in the southeastern United States
New non-technical sea level rise article by Gary Mitchum
Gary Mitchum from the University of South Florida has written a new article to explain Sea Level Rise in the Southeast for non-technical audiences. Click here for more info
SECC/AgroClimate: Seasonal Forecast
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SECC/AgroClimate: Monthly State Climate Summaries
From the State Climate Offices of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and North Carolina. Click here for more info
SECC Program Review
From noon 9 April through noon 11 April in Auburn, AL. Click here for more info
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