The drought monitor

Mark Svoboda, Doug LeComte, Mike Hayes, Richard Heim, Karin Gleason, Jim Angel, Brad Rippey, Rich Tinker, Mike Palecki, David Stooksbury, David Miskus, Scott Stephens

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The drought monitor which is a system which provides timely relevant and helpful information on drought is developed. The strength of drought monitor is its inclusion of input from climate and water experts. Improvements in drought monitoring and forecasting techniques will allow for better preparation, and management practices, and reduce the vulnerability of society to drought and its subsequent impacts.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1181-1190
Number of pages10
JournalBulletin of the American Meteorological Society
Issue number8
StatePublished - Aug 2002
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atmospheric Science


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