Summary of Agricultural Drought Monitoring by Remote Sensing at Home and Abroad

  • Meng Wang
  • Tao Liu
  • Shouzhen Ling
  • Xueyan Sui
  • Huimin Yao
  • Xuehui Hou
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 546)


Drought is one of the major natural disasters which causes very severe impacts on economy and society, remote sensing is the efficient method which can dynamic monitor drought at a great range of scale, the research on agricultural drought monitoring has been an important issue. This paper introduces the principle of agricultural drought monitoring based on remote sensing technology, and reviews the current remote sensing approaches in drought monitoring. Combined with the current research hotspots, this paper offers the further research ideas by discussing the dominances and limitations of these methods.


Agricultural drought Remote sensing Methods Soil water 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Meng Wang
    • 1
  • Tao Liu
    • 1
  • Shouzhen Ling
    • 1
  • Xueyan Sui
    • 1
  • Huimin Yao
    • 1
  • Xuehui Hou
    • 1
  1. 1.Key Laboratory of East China Urban AgricultureShandong Institute of Agriculture Sustainable Development, Ministry of AgricultureJinanChina

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