Drought Early Warning and Forecasting
  • Release Date : 03 July 2020
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Genre : Science
  • Pages : 238 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128140116
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Download or read book entitled Drought Early Warning and Forecasting by author: Chris Funk which was release on 03 July 2020 and published by Elsevier with total page 238 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Drought Early Warning and Forecasting: Theory and Practice provides a comprehensive overview of drought-related scientific research, describes the available tools and techniques, and informs readers on how to use these tools and techniques to effectively identify, predict and communicate potential drought-related disasters. Throughout the book, the authors incorporate 'climate change' as a pragmatic component of effective drought early warning, dealing explicitly with climate non-stationarity, increased climate variability, and the impacts of air temperature extremes. This comprehensive resource simultaneously addresses the physical, social and information management aspects of drought early warning. Assesses past and future drought impacts, drought monitoring, prediction and early warning systems, vulnerability and mitigation Presents a comprehensive and integrated treatment of observations, models and vulnerability assessments, allowing readers to learn about the primary climatic dynamics that lead to drought Examines long-term changes in drought and identifies the latest tools and approaches being used to monitor and forecast drought to mitigate socioeconomic losses

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