Drought Assessment

  • R.┬áNagarajan

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
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  9. Back Matter
    Pages 424-429

About this book

Introduction

Information-based decision-making during drought, often brings out some of the excellent practices that are prevalent in society / individuals. This book is designed to provide information on the drought process, meteorological, hydrological, agriculture, socio-economic aspects and available technologies such as satellite remote sensing data analysis and Geographical Information system for assessment. Assessment procedures utilising the various parameters of importance from various sources for micro level management that would enhance the effectiveness of management practice are dealt in detail. Resource availability and affected group determine the relief assistance for the present event and information that would help them in their realisation and preparedness for the forthcoming years by select countries is highlighted. This would help in the formulation of schemes for event mitigation and area development plans.

The readers would gain complete knowledge on drought. This book is expected to act as a guide in preparing people as effective natural resource utilizationist under drought situations.

Keywords

Cloud pattern Drought Meteorology Vulnerability Water demand / supply geographic data remote sensing satellite

Authors and affiliations

  • R.┬áNagarajan
    • 1
  1. 1.Center of Studies in Resources EngineeringIndian Institute of TechnologyBombayIndia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-2500-5
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2010
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Print ISBN 978-90-481-2499-2
  • Online ISBN 978-90-481-2500-5
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