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Drought Assessment, Management and Planning: Theory and Case Studies

Series: Natural Resource Management and Policy Volume: 2

Edited By: DA Wilhite


Hardback | Dec 1993 | #29128 | ISBN: 0792393376
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Case studies are from Israel, India, Brazil, South Africa, Australia, USA and Chna.


Part 1 Theory: The enigma of drought; D.A. Wilhite. Monitoring regional drought conditions; K.G. Hubbard. The role of NOAA satellite data in drought early warning and monitoring: selected case studies; G.E Johnson, V. Rao Achutuni. S. Thiruvengadachari, F Kogan. Assessing the regional consequences of drought: putting the MINK methodology to work on today's problems; W.E. Easterling. Agricultural drought management strategies to alleviate impacts: examples from the arid and subhumid regions of the Indian subcontinent; A.S.R.A.S. Sastri. Planning for drought: a methodology; D.A. Wilhite. Implications of global warming for climate variability and the occurrence of extreme climate events; L.O. Meams. Part 2 Case Studies: Drought risk and water management in Israel: planning for the future; H.J. Bruins. Indian drought management: from vulnerability to resilience; A.R. Subbiah. Drought and policy responses in the Brazilian Northeast; A. Rocha Magalhaes. Drought policy in the Republic of South Africa; J.J. Bruwer. Drought in Australia: prediction, monitoring, management, and policy; D. White, D. Collins, M. Howden. Drought mitigation in the United States: progress by state government; D.A. Wilhite, S.L. Rhodes. Institutional responses to the 1987-92 California drought; J. Rich. Drought in China: present impacts and future needs; Kerang Li, Xianchao Lin.

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