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Handbook of Drought and Water Scarcity

Principles of Drought and Water Scarcity

Edited by: Saeid Eslamian , Faezeh Eslamian

Print publication date:  July  2017
Online publication date:  August  2017

Print ISBN: 9781498731027
eBook ISBN: 9781315404219
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This volume include over 30 chapters, written by experts from around the world. It examines drought and all of the fundamental principles relating to drought and water scarcity. It includes coverage of the causes of drought, occurences, preparations, drought vulnerability assessments, societal implications, and more.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Definition of Drought Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Desertification and Drought Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Meteorological Drought Indices: Definitions Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Hydrological Drought: Water Surface and Duration Curve Indices Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Agricultural Drought Indices: Combining Crop, Climate, and Soil Factors Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Agricultural Drought: Organizational Perspectives Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Ocean Oscillation and Drought Indices: Principles Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Ocean Oscillation and Drought Indices: Application Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Cause and Occurrence of Drought Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Drought Modeling Methods Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Drought Modeling Examples Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Observational Network and Drought Monitoring Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Real-Time Drought Management Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Monitoring, Assessment, and Forecasting of Drought Using Remote Sensing and the Geographical Information System Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Regionalization of Drought Prediction Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Drought Severity in a Changing Climate Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Drought Early Warning and Information Systems Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Drought Assessment and Risk Analysis Download PDF
Chapter  19:  New Approaches for Effective Drought Risk Assessment Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Drought and Acceptable Risks for Public Systems Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Remote Sensing in Drought Quantification and Assessment Download PDF
Chapter  22:  NASA Satellite–Based Global Precipitation Products and Services for Drought Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Application of Data-Driven Models in Drought Forecasting Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Application of Intelligent Technology in Rainfall Analysis Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Application of the Optimization Models and Decision Support Systems in Drought Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Copula Functions and Drought Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Drought Frequency Characterization in Spain by Means of T Analysis Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Rainfall Prediction Using Time Series Analysis Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Meteorological Drought Indices: Rainfall Prediction in Argentina Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Modeling Hydrological Process by ARIMA–GARCH Time Series Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Gradation of Drought-Prone Area Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Social Aspects of Water Scarcity and Drought Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Drought Losses to Local Economy Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Analysis of Drought Factors Affecting the Economy Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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