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A case study on the early warning of agricultural drought
Author(s): Xiaoyu Zhang; Jinlong Fan; Xiaoguang Yang; Yinjuan Han; Jianguo Wei
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Paper Abstract

In general, agricultural drought always occurs under the circumstance of the comprehensive interactions among the factors of nature, economy and society. The loss due to agricultural drought in China is huge every year. Therefore the timely monitoring of agricultural drought is critical to help reduce the loss. The information of agricultural drought early warning is helpful for local governmental officials and farmers in preparation for coping with the likely happening drought. The paper presents an approach and findings of an early warning of agricultural drought which has been successfully conducted in the semiarid and rainfed farming area in Ningxia autonomous region in the northwest of China.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 October 2010
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 7824, Remote Sensing for Agriculture, Ecosystems, and Hydrology XII, 78240D (22 October 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.864579
Show Author Affiliations
Xiaoyu Zhang, China Agricultural Univ. (China)
Ningxia Institute of Meteorological Sciences (China)
Jinlong Fan, National Satellite Meteorological Ctr. (China)
Xiaoguang Yang, China Agricultural Univ. (China)
Yinjuan Han, Ningxia Institute of Meteorological Sciences (China)
Jianguo Wei, Ningxia Institute of Meteorological Sciences (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7824:
Remote Sensing for Agriculture, Ecosystems, and Hydrology XII
Christopher M. U. Neale; Antonino Maltese, Editor(s)

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