niger Archives - State of the Planet

Climate Conditions Help Forecast Meningitis Outbreaks

Wind and dust conditions in Sub-Saharan Africa Africa could help predict a meningitis epidemic, according to a new research by NASA GISS and the International Research Institute for Climate and Society.

by |March 18, 2014

Photo Essay: In the Heart of Dryness

Explore the country of Niger in this visual essay while learning about the importance of seasonal forecasting to the Sahel, one of the poorest and most climate-vulnerable regions in the world.

by |June 6, 2012