Monthly Archives: February 2017

Caribbean warned to prepare for more severe storms

Originally posted on caribbeanclimate:
At an OECS climate change forum, environmentalists warn that frequency and intensity of extreme weather conditions is likely to increase. OECS member states have been urged to prepare for more extreme weather conditions and natural disasters…

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Drought Monitoring in the Caribbean

It has been noted by the Caribbean Drought and Precipitation Monitoring Network (CDPMN) that many Caribbean countries are concerned about drought conditions, due to the dry weather experienced in January. However, both the CDPMN  (in Express Newspaper dated 21.02.2017) and … Continue reading

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Professional Enhancement Programs

Regardless of our  present qualifications, it is always a good idea to seek the means to improve our skills within our quickly changing work environment. For example, with the advancement of new technology, it is better to learn how to … Continue reading

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Water Policy Volume 18 Supplement 1 (2016)

Although one usually comes before two, due to some delivery mix-up, we have just received our print version of the Water Policy journal Volume 18 Supplement 1 (official Journal of the World Water Council), after the Supplement 2. Topics discussed … Continue reading

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Water Policy – Volume 18 Supplement 2

We have just received a print copy of the Water Policy journal (Volume 18 Supplement 2), the official journal of the World Water Council,which was published in December 2016. This issue focuses on “Drought Policies: Case Studies on Mega-droughts for … Continue reading

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Flood Response Using Earth Observation Data and Products

In browsing, the current issue of the EOS Earth and Space  Science News magazine (Volume 98 Issue 2) I came across an article detailing the NASA Flood Response Workshop, which was held in Greenbelt, Maryland, from 14 – 16 June, … Continue reading

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World Wetlands Day- Wetlands for Disaster Risk Reduction 2017

With an insightful and informative article in today’s Trinidad Express Newspaper, Rahanna Juman, from the Institute of Marine Affairs, reminds us about the importance of maintaining and promoting our wetlands, since they are significant tools for aiding in climate change … Continue reading

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