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Monitoring and forecasting drought through the assimilation of satellite water observations

Tian, Siyuan

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Drought poses the greatest threat to freshwater availability and food security, affecting larger areas for longer periods than any other natural hazards. In many regions, droughts increase in frequency and severity due to climate change. As a slow developing natural disaster, better estimates of water availability can be valuable for forecasting droughts and their impacts on ecosystem, agriculture and food security. With accurate knowledge of root-zone soil...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/157222
DOI: 10.25911/5c94abe15c9ec

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