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Soil Science


Applied Meteorology and Climatology

Climatology maintains the North Dakota Agricultural Weather Network and data dissemination system established in 1989. The objective is to provide current weather data essential for grower management decisions and for the development and operational use of agricultural decision making models. These data are also used to assess the potential for wind-generated electricity in North Dakota. Climatic trends, cycles, and variations in air temperature and precipitation throughout the north central region is evaluated in conjunction with participants of the CSRS North Central Regional Research Committee. Long term climatic data sets free from urbanization, time of observation, location, and instrument change bias are being developed for several stations within each state, with the overall goal of evaluating global weather change.


  • Impact of Climate and Soils on Crop Selection and Management
  • Climate and Agricultural Landscape Productivity Analysis and Assessment in the North Central Region
  • State Climatic Studies and Services

Soil Science 217 Introduction to Meteorology and Climatology
NDAWN Center

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Soil Science Department
North Dakota State University
Phone: +1 (701) 231-8901 - Fax: (701) 231-7861
Campus address: Walster Hall 106
Mailing address: Dept 7680 PO Box 6050, Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Page manager: Nathan.Derby@NDSU.EDU

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