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Water Policy and Planning in a Variable and Changing Climate

Water Policy and Planning in a Variable and Changing Climate

1st Edition

Kathleen A. Miller, Alan F. Hamlet, Douglas S. Kenney, Kelly T. Redmond
March 29, 2018

Water Policy and Planning in a Variable and Changing Climate addresses the current challenges facing western water planners and policy makers in the United States and considers strategies for managing water resources and related risks in the future. Written by highly-regarded experts in the...

Drought, Risk Management, and Policy: Decision-Making Under Uncertainty

Drought, Risk Management, and Policy: Decision-Making Under Uncertainty

1st Edition

Linda Courtenay Botterill, Geoff Cockfield
November 22, 2017

Australia and the United States face very similar challenges in dealing with drought. Both countries cover a range of biophysical conditions, both are federations that provide considerable responsibility to state governments for water and land management, and both face the challenges in balancing...

Drought and Water Crises: Integrating Science, Management, and Policy, Second Edition

Drought and Water Crises: Integrating Science, Management, and Policy, Second Edition

1st Edition

Donald Wilhite, Roger S. Pulwarty
October 11, 2017

Over the past decade there have been extraordinary advances towards drought risk reduction with the development of new water-conserving technologies, and new tools for planning, vulnerability and impact assessment, mitigation, and policy. Drought and Water Crises: Integrating Science, Management,...

Remote Sensing of Drought: Innovative Monitoring Approaches

Remote Sensing of Drought: Innovative Monitoring Approaches

1st Edition

Brian D. Wardlow, Martha C. Anderson, James P. Verdin
March 31, 2017

Remote Sensing of Drought: Innovative Monitoring Approaches presents emerging remote sensing-based tools and techniques that can be applied to operational drought monitoring and early warning around the world. The first book to focus on remote sensing and drought monitoring, it brings together a...

Natural Decadal Climate Variability: Societal Impacts

Natural Decadal Climate Variability: Societal Impacts

1st Edition

Vikram M. Mehta
March 21, 2017

Natural Decadal Climate Variability: Societal Impacts is an important work for understanding the natural decadal climate variability (DCV), a phenomenon which has made long lasting impacts on civilizations, especially on water availability and agriculture. This book comprehensively covers multiyear...

Drought in Brazil: Proactive Management and Policy

Drought in Brazil: Proactive Management and Policy

1st Edition

Erwin De Nys, Nathan Engle, Antônio Rocha Magalhães
August 01, 2016

Drought is a slow-onset natural hazard that is often referred to as a creeping phenomenon. The challenge of monitoring drought’s onset and evolution, and identifying its termination or end is one that scientists, natural resource managers, and decision makers have been struggling with for decades....

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