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Monitoring and predicting agricultural drought : a global study

Author: Vijendra K Boken; Arthur P Cracknell; R L Heathcote; World Meteorological Organization.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
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Accurate monitoring and prediction of agricultural droughts helps manage them, minimize losses attributed to them, and mitigate their extreme forms, which some countries face even today. This book presents the basic concepts of agricultural drought, various remote sensing techniques used to monitor them, and efforts by international organizations to check them.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Monitoring and predicting agricultural drought.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
(DLC) 2004000102
(OCoLC)54073374
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vijendra K Boken; Arthur P Cracknell; R L Heathcote; World Meteorological Organization.
ISBN: 9780195162349 019516234X 9780198036784 0198036787 1423720261 9781423720263 9781601196811 1601196814 1280532858 9781280532856 9786610532858 6610532850
OCLC Number: 61342081
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 472 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Foreword; Foreword; Contributors; PART I: BASIC CONCEPTS AND DROUGHT ANALYSIS; Chapter One: Agricultural Drought and Its Monitoring and Prediction: Some Concepts; Chapter Two: Drought-Related Characteristics of Important Cereal Crops; Chapter Three: Monitoring Agricultural Drought Using El Niño and Southern Oscillation Data; Chapter Four: Techniques to Predict Agricultural Droughts; PART II: REMOTE SENSING; Chapter Five: Monitoring Drought Using Coarse-Resolution Polar-Orbiting Satellite Data; Chapter Six: NOAA/AVHRR Satellite Data-Based Indices for Monitoring Agricultural Droughts. Chapter Seven: Passive Microwave Remote Sensing of Soil Moisture and Regional Drought MonitoringChapter Eight: Active Microwave Systems for Monitoring Drought Stress; PART III: THE AMERICAS; Chapter Nine: Monitoring Drought in the United States: Status and Trends; Chapter Ten: Agricultural Drought in North-Central Mexico; Chapter Eleven: Monitoring Agricultural Drought in the West Indies; Chapter Twelve: Agricultural Drought Phenomenon in Latin America with Focus on Brazil; PART IV: EUROPE, RUSSIA, AND THE NEAR EAST; Chapter Thirteen: Monitoring Agricultural Drought in Poland. Chapter Fourteen: Monitoring Agricultural Drought in Mainland PortugalChapter Fifteen: Monitoring Agricultural Drought in Russia; Chapter Sixteen: Monitoring Agricultural Drought in the Near East; PART V: AFRICA; Chapter Seventeen: Agricultural Drought in Ethiopia; Chapter Eighteen: Monitoring Agricultural Drought: The Case of Kenya; Chapter Nineteen: Drought Monitoring Techniques for Famine Early Warning Systems in Africa; Chapter Twenty: Monitoring Agricultural Drought in Southern Africa. Chapter Twenty-One: Harnessing Radio and Internet Systems to Monitor and Mitigate Agricultural Droughts in Rural African CommunitiesChapter Twenty-Two: Livestock Early Warning System for Africa's Rangelands; PART VI: ASIA AND AUSTRALIA; Chapter Twenty-Three: Monitoring and Managing Agricultural Drought in India; Chapter Twenty-Four: Agricultural Drought in Bangladesh; Chapter Twenty-Five: A Drought Warning System for Thailand; Chapter Twenty-Six: Agricultural Drought in Indonesia; Chapter Twenty-Seven: Agricultural Drought in Vietnam. Chapter Twenty-Eight: Monitoring Agricultural Drought in ChinaChapter Twenty-Nine: Monitoring Agricultural Drought in Australia; Chapter Thirty: Monitoring Agricultural Drought in South Korea; PART VII: INTERNATIONAL EFFORTS AND CLIMATE CHANGE; Chapter Thirty-One: World Meteorological Organization and Agricultural Droughts; Chapter Thirty-Two: Food and Agriculture Organization and Agricultural Droughts; Chapter Thirty-Three: International Activities Related to Dryland Degradation Assessment and Drought Early Warning.
Responsibility: edited by Vijendra K. Boken, Arthur P. Cracknell, and Ronald L. Heathcote ; sponsored by the World Meteorological Organization.

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