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Drought, past problems and future scenarios, Justin Sheffield and Eric F. Wood

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Label
Drought, past problems and future scenarios, Justin Sheffield and Eric F. Wood
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Illustrations
mapsplatesillustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Main title
Drought
Nature of contents
bibliography
Oclc number
678537239
Responsibility statement
Justin Sheffield and Eric F. Wood
Sub title
past problems and future scenarios
Summary
Drought is one of the likely consequences of climate change in many regions of the world. This book aims to provide a review of the historical occurrence of global drought, during the 20th century and assess the likely potential changes over the 21st century under climate change. It discusses the developing field of drought monitoring
Table of contents
Preface 1. Introduction 2. What is Drought? 3. The Science of Drought 4. Quantifying Drought 5. Paleo-Drought: The Occurrence of Drought over Past Millennia 6. Drought in the 20th Century 7. Major Drought Events of the 20th Century 8. Drought in the 21st Century 9. Summary and Recommendations Index

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