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  • Enduranceby Deb Anderson

    CSIRO Publishing 2014; US$ 45.00

    This book sheds light on what drought and climate change mean to rural Australians ? in their words. more...

  • Applied Drought Modeling, Prediction, and Mitigationby Zek‚i Sen

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 130.00

    Applied Drought Modelling, Prediction, and Mitigation provides a practical guide to new and recent methodologies for drought characterizations, change modeling, down-scaling, and future predictions. The modeling procedures covered by the book include recent advancements in regional drought extent, coverage, intensity, and water deficit predictions,... more...

  • Drought and Water Crisesby Donald A. Wilhite

    CRC Press 2005; US$ 194.95

    Today the world is facing a greater water crisis than ever. Droughts of lesser magnitude are resulting in greater impact. Even in years with normal precipitation, water shortages have become widespread in both developing and developed nations, in humid as well as arid climates. When faced with severe drought, governments become eager to act. Unfortunately,... more...

  • Droughtby Michael McKernan

    Allen & Unwin 2005; US$ 31.81

    The story of drought, told through the eyes of people who have lived through droughts over the more than 200 years of European settlement - a story of creativity, endurance and suffering. more...

  • From Disaster Response to Risk Managementby Linda C. Botterill; Donald A. Wilhite

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 159.00

    An academically focused collection of papers highlighting the successes and challenges of a move from disaster to risk management in responding to drought. The book passes on the experiences gained from Australia?s trail-blazing new policy, introduced in 1992. more...

  • Droughts and Integrated Water Resource Management in South Asiaby Jasveen Jairath; Vishwa Ballabh

    SAGE India 2008; US$ 17.39

    Droughts have formed an inseparable part of South Asian history and culture, with. tragic consequences for a region that houses the greatest number of the world’s. poor. However, this volume challenges the popular conception of drought, which. is presented as an absolute shortage-scarcity with respect to an implicit understanding. of the sufficiency... more...

  • Beyond Droughtby Linda Courtenay Botterill; Melanie Fisher

    CSIRO Publishing 2003; US$ 25.95

    Challenges the traditional view of drought as a natural disaster, advocating a policy approach based on risk management. more...

  • Remote Sensing of Droughtby Brian D. Wardlow; Martha C. Anderson; James P. Verdin

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 154.95

    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 wealth of information that has been scattered throughout... more...

  • Droughtby Justin Sheffield; Eric F. Wood

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 95.00

    Drought is one of the likely consequences of climate change in many regions of the world. Together with an increased demand for water resources to supply the world's growing population, it represents a potentially disastrous threat to water supplies, agriculture and food production, leading to famine and environmental degradation. Yet predicting drought... more...

  • Drought and the Human Storyby Dr R L Heathcote

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    This study of the human conceptualization of drought in a global setting examines the historical record from early human society through to present day concerns to explore how and why attitudes to drought have changed and why the mitigation of its impacts has become more difficult. To offer a more lasting strategy for protection against drought, the... more...