Bryan Mark talks climate change and water sector impacts at CREAT session

June 13, 2017
CREAT image showing change in average annual precipitation in percentage by 2060 given a warm/wet future scenario.
Bryan Mark, State Climatologist for Ohio, was invited to give an overview on the climate projections for the Midwest and potential water sector impacts at the CREAT (Climate Resilience Evaluation and Awareness Tool) training session put on by CSRA Inc., contractors for the EPA, on Tuesday 23 Ma

Soil Moisture Probes Coming to Ohio!

May 19, 2017
Assistant State Climatologist Jim DeGrand, Undergraduate Research Stephen Maldonado, and SCOO collaborator Aaron Wilson pose for a picture near the OARDC-Columbus meteorological tower preparing to intall soil moisture probes in the ground.

Monday May 15, 2017 was an exciting day for SCOO! We installed our first soil moisture probes as part of our Connect and Collaborate Grant: Connecting Climate and People to Improve Outcomes for Ohio and Beyond.

Connect and Collaborate Grant Awarded to State Climate Office of Ohio

March 21, 2017
Display at Farm Science Review

A significant amount of meteorological and climatological data is publically available, but it is neither tailored to the needs of public and private stakeholders nor available on an intuitive and applicable platform for resource managers, producers and policy makers to utilize effectively.