Drought Early Warning and Forecasting

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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  • Author : Chris Funk
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 238 pages
  • ISBN : 0128140119
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Drought Early Warning and Forecasting

Drought Early Warning and Forecasting
  • Author : Chris Funk,Shraddhanand Shukla
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 03 July 2020
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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

Drought Early Warning and Forecasting

Drought Early Warning and Forecasting
  • Author : Chris Funk,Shraddhanand Shukla
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 03 June 2020
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Drought risk management involves three pillars: drought early warning, drought vulnerability and risk assessment, and drought preparedness, mitigation, and response. This book collects in one place a description of all the key components of the first pillar, and describes strategies for fitting these pieces together. The best modern drought early warning systems incorporate and integrate a broad array of environmental information sources: weather station observations, satellite imagery, land surface and crop model simulations, and weather and climate model forecasts, and

Reducing Disaster: Early Warning Systems For Climate Change

Reducing Disaster: Early Warning Systems For Climate Change
  • Author : Ashbindu Singh,Zinta Zommers
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 12 May 2014
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Around the world, extreme weather events are becoming increasingly "the new normal" and are expected to increase in the 21st century as a result of climate change. Extreme weather events have devastating impacts on human lives and national economies. This book examines ways to protect people from hazards using early warning systems, and includes contributions from experts from four different continents representing 14 different universities, 8 government agencies and two UN agencies. Chapters detail critical components of early warning systems, ways to

Under the Weather

Under the Weather
  • Author : National Research Council,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Commission on Geosciences, Environment and Resources,Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate,Committee on Climate, Ecosystems, Infectious Diseases, and Human Health
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 29 June 2001
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Since the dawn of medical science, people have recognized connections between a change in the weather and the appearance of epidemic disease. With today's technology, some hope that it will be possible to build models for predicting the emergence and spread of many infectious diseases based on climate and weather forecasts. However, separating the effects of climate from other effects presents a tremendous scientific challenge. Can we use climate and weather forecasts to predict infectious disease outbreaks? Can the field

Handbook of Drought and Water Scarcity

Handbook of Drought and Water Scarcity
  • Author : Saeid Eslamian,Faezeh A. Eslamian
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 20 July 2017
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This volume includes over 30 chapters, written by experts from around the world. It examines the environmental aspects of drought such as groundwater and soil contamination, river low-flow, urban water quality, and desertification. It also examines the effects of climate change and variability on drought, and discusses the differences in groundwater, rainfall, and temperatures and their related effects. It presents analytical modeling for better understanding drought in uncertain and changing climates.

Hydrometeorology

Hydrometeorology
  • Author : Kevin Sene
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 12 December 2009
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This book describes recent developments in hydrometeorological forecasting techniques for a range of timescales, from short term to seasonal and longer terms. It conveniently brings together both meteorological and hydrological aspects in a single volume.

Applied Drought Modeling, Prediction, and Mitigation

Applied Drought Modeling, Prediction, and Mitigation
  • Author : Zekâi Şen
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 03 August 2015
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Applied Drought Modelling, Prediction, and Mitigation provides a practical guide to new and recent methodologies for drought characterizations, change modeling, down-scaling, and future predictions. The modeling procedures covered by the book include recent advancements in regional drought extent, coverage, intensity, and water deficit predictions, which are increasingly significant given current climate change impacts on water resources. Each modeling procedure is explained theoretically prior to the mathematical derivation, and includes book examples, exercises, and case studies that supplement the applied and

Early Warning Systems for Natural Disaster Reduction

Early Warning Systems for Natural Disaster Reduction
  • Author : Jochen Zschau,Andreas N. Küppers
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 11 November 2013
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Written for a broad audience this book offers a comprehensive account of early warning systems for hydro meteorological disasters such as floods and storms, and for geological disasters such as earthquakes. One major theme is the increasingly important role in early warning systems played by the rapidly evolving fields of space and information technology. The authors, all experts in their respective fields, offer a comprehensive and in-depth insight into the current and future perspectives for early warning systems. The text

Creating a Drought Early Warning System for the 21st Century

Creating a Drought Early Warning System for the 21st Century
  • Author : Bill Richardson
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 01 December 2007
GET THIS BOOKCreating a Drought Early Warning System for the 21st Century

In 1996, the Western Governors set an aggressive goal to change the way our nat. prepares for & responds to droughts. Subsequent efforts led to the creation of the Nat. Drought Policy Comm. (NDPC), which issued its recommendations in May 2000 to establish such a nat. policy. Improved monitoring & forecasting is fundamental to a proactive nat. drought policy. Better science will lead to better & more timely decisions, thus reducing or mitigating a drought¿s impacts. In Feb. 2003, discussions were initiated to form a

Flood Warning, Forecasting and Emergency Response

Flood Warning, Forecasting and Emergency Response
  • Author : Kevin Sene
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 15 August 2008
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Recent flood events in Europe, the USA and elsewhere have shown the devastating impact that flooding can have on people and property. Flood warning and forecasting systems provide a well-established way to help to reduce the effects of flooding by allowing people to be evacuated from areas at risk, and for measures to be taken to reduce damage to property. With sufficient warning, temporary defences (sandbags, flood gates etc) can also be installed, and river control structures operated to mitigate

Drought characteristics and management in North Africa and the Near East

Drought characteristics and management in North Africa and the Near East
  • Author : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org.
  • Release : 19 June 2018
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The report assesses the occurrence and impacts of drought, the current policies underlying drought management as well as the mitigation measures and responses adopted in the Near East and North Africa region, with a focus on the Agriculture Sector. It is the third of a series of similar studies carried out in different regions and countries of the world, with the objective of shedding light on drought effects, sensitizing policy-makers for the much needed paradigm shift to pro-active drought management

Hydrometeorology

Hydrometeorology
  • Author : Kevin Sene
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 09 December 2015
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This second edition explores some of the latest techniques used to provide forecasts for a wide range of water-related applications in areas such as floods, droughts, water resources and environmental impacts. The practical uses can range from decisions on whether to issue a flood warning through to providing longer-term advice such as on when to plant and harvest crops or how to operate reservoirs for water supply and hydropower schemes. It provides an introduction to the topic for practitioners and