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Monitoring and Predicting Agricultural Drought A Global Study

16 View(s), published at 2005-03-24, written by Geoinformatics Center Vijendra K. Boken Assistant Professor, Department of Geology and Geological Engineering University of Mississippi, Center for Remote Sensing and Environmental Monitoring University of Dundee (Emeritus) Arthur P. Cracknell Professor, , published by Oxford University Press
Monitoring and Predicting Agricultural Drought A Global Study

Monitoring and predicting agricultural drought : a global study by Geoinformatics Center Vijendra K. Boken Assistant Professor, Department of Geology and Geological Engineering University of Mississippi, Center for Remote Sensing and Environmental Monitoring University of Dundee (Emeritus) Arthur P. Cracknell Professor, Population Ronald L. Heathcote School of Geography, and Environmental Management Flinders University of South Australia Agricultural droughts affect whole societies, leading to h

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 and methods note the relationships between precipitation, soil moisture, and crop yields, using data gathered from conventional and remote sensing techniques. The coverage of the book includes probabilistic models and techniques used in America, Europe and the former USSR, Africa, Asia, and Australia, and it concludes with coverage of climate change and resultant shifts in agricultural productivity, drought early warning systems, and famine mitigation. This will be an essential collection for those who must advise governments or international organizations on the current scope, likelihood, and impact of agricultural droughts. Sponsored by the World Meterological Organization

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