CFCAS Funding: $3,200,000 over 5 years

Duration: July 2005–2011

Network Leaders: Ron Stewart, McGill University and John Pomeroy, University of Saskatchewan

Description: The network is conducting a systematic examination of the 1999-2004 drought in the Canadian Prairies—one of Canada’s worst natural disasters. The work will improve predictive capacity and improve understanding of the evolution and impact of droughts.