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Monitoring and Predicting Agricultural Drought: A Global Study

Vijendra K. Boken, Arthur P. Cracknell, and Ronald L. Heathcote

Abstract

Agricultural droughts affect whole societies, leading to higher food costs, threatened economies, and even famine. In order to mitigate such effects, researchers must first be able to monitor them, and then predict them; however no book currently focuses on accurate monitoring or prediction of these devastating kinds of droughts. To fill this void, the editors of Monitoring and Predicting Agricultural Drought have assembled a team of expert contributors from all continents to make a global study, describing biometeorological models and monitoring methods for agricultural droughts. These models ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780195162349
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780195162349.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Vijendra K. Boken, author

Arthur P. Cracknell, author

Ronald L. Heathcote, author

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Contents

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part I Basic Concepts and Drought Analysis

part II Remote Sensing

part III The Americas

part IV Europe, Russia, and The Near East

part V Africa

part VI Asia and Australia

part VII International Efforts and Climate Change

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