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National Drought Mitigation Center

Drought Network News Archive

Drought Network News Archives contains links to case studies and articles from past issues of the newsletter of the International Drought Information Center and the National Drought Mitigation Center. They are listed here by title, author, and geographic location.

Articles from 1994–95 issues of the newsletter are stored as separate .pdf files. Articles from 1996 on are stored with the .pdf file of the back issue in which they originally appeared. A table of contents appears on page 2 of each issue. To read a .pdf document, please download a free copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader from Adobe’s web site

Title Index

Summer - Fall 2001

Creating a Network of Regional Drought Preparedness Networks: A Call for Action
Donald A. Wilhite
An Analysis of Recent Drought Conditions in Turkey in Relation to Circulation Patterns
Dr. Ali Umran Komuscu
Poor Water Resources and Drought in the Gujarat/Saurashtra Regions of India
K.K. Nathan

 

Winter 2000-Spring 2001

Agricultural Producers’ Perceptions of Drought Vulnerability and Mitigation - Howard County, Nebraska
Cody L. Knutson
Droughts and Dew Bean Productivity in Northwestern Arid Rajasthan, India
Pratap Narain, R.S. Singh, and D. Kumar
Winter Drought in Iran: Associations with ENSO
M.J. Nazemosadat

Fall 2000

Using the SPI to Monitor the 1999-2000 Drought in Northeastern Argentina
Roberto Zanvettor and Andres Ravelo
Potential Use of NOAA/AVHRR Satellite Data for Monitoring Environmental Change in Turkey
Dr. Ali Umran Komuscu
Workshop on Drought-Related Issues in Fars Province, Iran: Critical Points and Resolutions
M.J. Nazemosadat, S. Amin, A.A. Kamgare-Haghighi, and D. Khalili
Improving Drought Early Warning Systems in the Context of Drought Preparedness and Mitigation
Donald Wilhite, M.V.K. Sivakumar, and Deborah Wood

Summer 2000

The Drought in Chile and La Niña
Juan Quintana
The Climate Impact of La Niña-related Droughts in Entre Rios (Argentina)
Alicia E. Codromaz de Rojas
India’s Arid Region and the Current Drought
Pratap Narain, K.D. Sharma, A.S. Rao, D.V. Singh, B.K. Mathur, Usha Rani Ahuja

Winter-Spring 2000

Characteristics of Drought in Kerala, India
K. K. Nathan
Using the SPI to Identify Drought
C. T. Agnew
Revisiting the SPI: Clarifying the Process
Michael Hayes
An Introduction to the Drought Monitor
Mark Svoboda

May 1999-August 1999

A Drought Watch System for Southeast Spain
Ramón Garrido Abenza
Drought Follows the Deluge in Vermont
Lesley-Ann Dupigny-Giroux
ENSO’s Impact on the Occurrence of Autumnal Drought in Iran
M. J. Nazemosadat
Low Temperature and Cold Drought Risks in Crop Production in Temperate Kashmir
Badrul Hasan, Ashok Kumar, and A. A. Khan

February 1999

Severe Droughts Becoming Recurrent, More Persistent in Mexico
Israel Velasco
Using the SPI to Analyze Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Drought in Turkey
Ali Umran Komuscu
Rainfall Climatology of Jammu and Kashmir State, India
Badrul Hasan
Heat Waves and Floods across Asia: Was El Niño, then La Niña the Cause?
R. H. Kripalani and Ashwini Kulkarni

October 1998

Droughts in Tamil Nadu: A Qualitative and Quantitative Appraisal
K. K. Nathan
Comparative Hydrometeorology of Temperate and Semiarid Environments in India
Badrul Hasan
Persian Gulf Sea Surface Temperature as a Drought Diagnostic for Southern Iran
M. Jafar Nazemosadat

June 1998

Improving Drought Management and Planning through Better Monitoring in Africa
Tsegaye Tadesse
Implications of Climate Change for Soil Moisture Availability in Turkey’s Southeastern Anatolia Project Region
Ali Umran Komuscu
No Droughts over India Following Very Strong El Niño Episodes
R. H. Kripalani and Ashwini Kulkarni
Australia’s National Drought Policy Continues to Evolve
David H. White

October 1997-February 1998

Spring Crops in Bulgaria Damaged by 1996 Summer Drought
Nikola Slavov and Vesselin Alexandrov
India, Indonesia Experiencing Opposite Effects from 1997 El Niño
R. H. Kripalani and Ashwini Kulkarni
Droughts in Poland, 1951-90
R. Farat, M. Kepinska-Kasprzak, P. Kowalczak, and P. Mager
China’s Drought Climate Monitoring System
Zhu Changhan, Zhang Qiang, and Wu Hong

June 1997

Workshop on Drought and Desertification
J. Lomas
Localized Severe Drought during 1996 and Its Impact on Crop Production in Raipur District of Central India
J. S. Urkurkar, V. K. Koshta, Diwakar Naidu, and A. S. R. A. S. Sastri
Agrometeorological Aspects of Crop Production in Temperate Kashmir
Badrul Hasan
A Case Study of the Deficit Spell Index for India’s Semiarid Delhi Region
K. K. Nathan

February 1997

Famine and Drought: The Question of Food Security in Zimbabwe
Joshua Chigodora
Changing Climatic Scenarios and Strategies for Drought Management in the Indian Arid Region
A. S. Rao, J. P. Gupta, and A. S. Faroda
Climatic Uncertainties and Recent Experiences in Medium-Range Weather Forecasting over Kashmir
Badrul Hasan and Rehana Habib Kanth

October 1996

Exploring the Potential for Using ENSO Forecasts in the U.S. Corn Belt
Jennifer G. Phillips and Cynthia Rosenzweig
Assessing the Impacts of El Niño and Non-El Niño-related Droughts over India
R. H. Kripalani and Ashwini Kulkarni
Moisture Deficit Index Evaluated for Dry Regions of India
K. K. Nathan and S. K. Sinha
Meteorological Drought in Turkey: A Historical Perspective, 1930-93
Murat Türkes
Food Security in the Southern African Development Community States
Joshua Chigodora

June 1996

Changes in Drought Policies in New Zealand
Heather J. Keen
Recent Advances in Seasonal Forecasting in Southern Africa
Leonard S. Unganai
A Prototype National Drought Alert Strategic Information System for Australia
Ken D. Brook and John O. Carter

February 1996

Drought Continues in Hungary in 1995
Attila Bussay and Csaba Szinell
Effects of Water Stress on Soybean Productivity in Central India
Ajay K. Srivastava, Diwakar Naidu, A. S. R. A. S. Sastri, J. S. Urkurkar, and B. Das Gupta
Drought Preparedness and Management Training Seminar Conducted for West Africa

October 1995

Drought Returns to the United Kingdom
Terry Marsh
Five-Year Drought Continues in Spain
Antonio Mestre Barceló
Severe Drought In Italy: Characteristics, Impacts, and Mitigation Strategies
Giuseppe Rossi and Francesca Somma
The Role of Drought in Determining the Reserve Water Sector in Israel
J. A. Allan
Long-Range Forecasts of Southwest Monsoon Rainfall Explored for India
J. B. Singh and R.P. Singh
Assessment of Recent Droughts in Tamil Nadu
K. K. Nathan
Drought Monitoring and Information Centre Established for Arid Zone of South Africa
Louis G. du Pisani, Reep Verloren van Themaat, and Francis Roux

June 1995

Queensland Drought Enters Its Fifth Year
Gary Bacon
Coping with Exceptional Droughts in Australia
David White and Bruce O’Meagher
El Niño’s Effect on Southwest Monsoon Rainfall in Andhra Pradesh, India
U. S. Victor, N. N. Srivastava, A. V. M. Subba Rao, and B. V. Ramana Rao
Worsening Drought Conditions Affect Relay Cropping in Central India
J. L. Chaudhary, A. S. R. A. S. Sastri, D. Naidu, and A. K. Srivastava

February 1995

Drought in the Lower Danube Basin
Ekaterina Koleva
Summer Drought Ravages Crops in Middle China
Huajie Tai

October 1994

Rainfall Patterns for India’s Karnataka State Show Above-Normal Precipitation for 1994-98
M. B. Rajegowda and D. M. Gowda
Drought Vulnerability of Rainfed Crops in Semiarid Tropics in India: New Methods of Determining Rainfall Variability
U. S. Victor, N. N. Srivastava, and P. Vijay Kumar

June 1994

Drought and Southern Africa: A Note from the Harare Regional Drought Monitoring Centre
Leonard S. Unganai
Drought in Beijing, 1992-93
Zhuang Xie and Dagang Chen
Drought Profile: Haryana State in North India
K. Kailasa Nathan
Hydrometeorological Considerations for Rainwater Management during Drought Years in Peninsular India
J. B. Singh, B. V. Ramana Rao, and J. C. Katyal
Droughts over Homogeneous Regions of India: 1871-1990
B. Parthasarathy, A. A. Munot, and D. R. Kothawale

February 1994

Drought Monitoring and Advisory Services in South Africa
M. V. Laing
Persistent Drought in 1993 Affects Bulgarian Agriculture
Nikola Slavov and Vesselin Alexandrov
Drought Classifications and Crop Plans Developed for Tamilnadu
R. Kulandaivelu and K. Jayachandran
Economic Impacts Emphasize Need for Greater Drought Planning and Management in El Salvador
Lic. Lidia Castillo

Author Index

Abenza, Ramón Garrido

A Drought Watch System for Southeast Spain (May - August 1999)

Agnew, C. T.

Using the SPI to Identify Drought (Winter - Spring 2000) Ahuja, Usha Rani
India’s Arid Region and the Current Drought (Summer 2000)

(with Pratap Narain, K.D. Sharma, A.S. Rao, D.V. Singh, and B.K. Mathur)

Alexandrov, Vesselin

Persistent Drought in 1993 Affects Bulgarian Agriculture (Feb. 1994)

(with Nikola Slavov)

Spring Crops in Bulgaria Damaged by 1996 Summer Drought (Oct. 1997-Feb. 1998)

(with Nikola Slavov)

Allan, J. A.

The Role of Drought in Determining the Reserve Water Sector in Israel (Oct. 1995)

Amin, S.

Workshop on Drought-Related Issues in Fars Province, Iran (Fall 2000)
(with M.J. Nazemosadat, A.A. Kamgare-Haghighi, and D. Khalili)

Bacon, Gary

Queensland Drought Enters Its Fifth Year (June 1995)

Barceló, Antonio Mestre

Five-Year Drought Continues in Spain (Oct. 1995)

Brook, Ken D.

A Prototype National Drought Alert Strategic Information System for Australia (June 1996)
(with John O. Carter)

Bussay, Attila

Drought Continues in Hungary in 1995 (Feb. 1996)
(with Csaba Szinell)

Carter, John O.

A Prototype National Drought Alert Strategic Information System for Australia (June 1996)
(with Ken D. Brook)

Castillo, Lic. Lidia

Economic Impacts Emphasize Need for Greater Drought Planning and Management in El Salvador (Feb. 1994)

Chaudhary, J. L.

Worsening Drought Conditions Affect Relay Cropping in Central India (June 1995)
(with A. S. R. A. S. Sastri, D. Naidu, and A. K. Srivastava)

Chen, Dagang

Drought in Beijing, 1992-93 (June 1994)
(with Zhuang Xie)

Chigodora, Joshua

Famine and Drought: The Question of Food Security in Zimbabwe (Feb. 1997)
Food Security in the Southern African Development Community States (Oct. 1996)

Codromaz de Rojas, Alicia E.

The Climatic Impact of La Niña-related Droughts in Entre Rios (Argentina) (Summer 2000)

Dupigny-Giroux, Lesley-Ann

Drought Follows the Deluge in Vermont (May - August 1999)

du Pisani, Louis G.

Drought Monitoring and Information Centre Established for Arid Zone of South Africa (Oct. 1995)
(with Reep Verloren van Themaat and Francis Roux)

Farat, R.

Droughts in Poland, 1951-90 (Oct. 1997-Feb. 1998)
(with M. Kepinska-Kasprzak, P. Kowalczak, and P. Mager)

Faroda, A. S.

Changing Climatic Scenarios and Strategies for Drought Management in the Indian Arid Region (Feb. 1997)
(with A. S. Rao and J. P. Gupta)

Gowda, D. M.

Rainfall Patterns for India’s Karnataka State Show Above-Normal Precipitation for 1994-98 (Oct. 1994)
(with M. B. Rajegowda)

Gupta, B. Das

Effects of Water Stress on Soybean Productivity in Central India (Feb. 1996)
(with Ajay K. Srivastava, Diwakar Naidu, A. S. R. A. S. Sastri, J. S. Urkurkar)

Gupta, J. P.

Changing Climatic Scenarios and Strategies for Drought Management in the Indian Arid Region (Feb. 1997)
(with A. S. Rao and A. S. Faroda)

Hasan, Badrul

Low Temperature and Cold Drought Risks in Crop Production in Temperate Kashmir (May - August 1999)
(with Ashok Kumar and A. A. Khan)
Agrometeorological Aspects of Crop Production in Temperate Kashmir (June 1997)
Climatic Uncertainties and Recent Experiences in Medium-Range Weather Forecasting over Kashmir (Feb. 1997)
(with Rehana Habib Kanth)
Comparative Hydrometeorology of Temperate and Semiarid Environments in India (Oct. 1998)
Rainfall Climatology of Jammu and Kashmir State, India (Feb. 1999)

Hayes, Michael

Revisiting the SPI: Clarifying the Process (Winter - Spring 2000)

Jayachandran, K.

Drought Classifications and Crop Plans Developed for Tamilnadu (Feb. 1994)
(with R. Kulandaivelu)

Kamgare-Haghighi, A.A.

Workshop on Drought-Related Issues in Fars Province, Iran (Fall 2000)
(with M.J. Nazemosadat, S. Amin, and D. Khalili)

Kanth, Rehana Habib

Climatic Uncertainties and Recent Experiences in Medium-Range Weather Forecasting over Kashmir (Feb. 1997)
(with Badrul Hasan)

Katyal, J. C.

Hydrometeorological Considerations for Rainwater Management during Drought Years in Peninsular India (June 1994)
(with J. B. Singh and B. V. Ramana Rao)

Keen, Heather J.

Changes in Drought Policies in New Zealand (June 1996)

Kepinska-Kasprzak, M.

Droughts in Poland, 1951-90 (Oct. 1997-Feb. 1998)
(with R. Farat, P. Kowalczak, and P. Mager)

Khalili, D.

Workshop on Drought-Related Issues in Fars Province, Iran (Fall 2000)
(with M.J. Nazemosadat, S. Amin, and A.A. Kamgare-Haghighi)

Khan, A. A.

Low Temperature and Cold Drought Risks in Crop Production in Temperate Kashmir (May - August 1999)
(with Badrul Hasan and Ashok Kumar)

Knutson, Cody L.

Agricultural Producers’ Perceptions of Drought Vulnerability and Mitigation - Howard County, Nebraska (Winter 2000-Spring 2001)

Koleva, Ekaterina

Drought in the Lower Danube Basin (Feb. 1995)

Komuscu, Ali Umran

An Analysis of Recent Drought Conditions in Turkey in Relation to Circulation Patterns (Summer - Fall 2001)
Potential Use of NOAA/AVHRR Data for Monitoring Environmental Change in Turkey (Fall 2000)
Implications of Climate Change for Soil Moisture Availability in Turkey’s Southeastern Anatolia Project Region (June 1998)
Using the SPI to Analyze Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Drought in Turkey (Feb. 1999)

Koshta,V. K.

Localized Severe Drought during 1996 and Its Impact on Crop Production in Raipur District of Central India (June 1997)
(with J. S. Urkurkar, Diwakar Naidu, and A. S. R. A. S. Sastri)

Kothawale, D. R.

Droughts over Homogeneous Regions of India: 1871-1990 (June 1994)
(with B. Parthasarathy and A. A. Munot)

Kowalczak, P.

Droughts in Poland, 1951-90 (Oct. 1997-Feb. 1998)
(with R. Farat, M. Kepinska-Kasprzak, and P. Mager)

Kripalani, R. H.

Assessing the Impacts of El Niño and Non-El Niño-related Droughts over India (Oct. 1996)
(with Ashwini Kulkarni)
Heat Waves and Floods across Asia: Was El Niño, then La Niña the Cause? (Feb. 1999)
(with Ashwini Kulkarni)
India, Indonesia Experiencing Opposite Effects from 1997 El Niño (Oct. 1997-Feb. 1998)
(with Ashwini Kulkarni)
No Droughts over India Following Very Strong El Niño Episodes (June 1998)
(with Ashwini Kulkarni)

Kulandaivelu, R.

Drought Classifications and Crop Plans Developed for Tamilnadu (Feb. 1994)
(with K. Jayachandran)

Kulkarni, Ashwini

Assessing the Impacts of El Niño and Non-El Niño-related Droughts over India (Oct. 1996)
(with R. H. Kripalani)
Heat Waves and Floods across Asia: Was El Niño, then La Niña the Cause? (Feb. 1999)
(with R. H. Kripalani)
India, Indonesia Experiencing Opposite Effects from 1997 El Niño (Oct. 1997-Feb. 1998)
(with R. H. Kripalani)
No Droughts over India Following Very Strong El Niño Episodes (June 1998)
(with R. H. Kripalani)

Kumar, Ashok

Low Temperature and Cold Drought Risks in Crop Production in Temperate Kashmir(May - August 1999)
(with Badrul Hasan and A. A. Khan)

Kumar, D.

Droughts and Dew Bean Productivity in Northwestern Arid Rajasthan, India (Winter 2000-Spring 2001)
(with Pratap Narain and R.S. Singh)

Kumar, P. Vijay

Drought Vulnerability of Rainfed Crops in Semiarid Tropics in India: New Methods of Determining Rainfall Variability (Oct. 1994)
(with U. S. Victor and N. N. Srivastava)

Laing, M. V.

Drought Monitoring and Advisory Services in South Africa (Feb. 1994)

Lomas, J.

Workshop on Drought and Desertification (June 1997)

Mager, P.

Droughts in Poland, 1951-90 (Oct. 1997-Feb. 1998)
(with R. Farat, M. Kepinska-Kasprzak, and P. Kowalczak)

Marsh, Terry

Drought Returns to the United Kingdom (Oct. 1995)

Mathur, B.K.

India’s Arid Region and the Current Drought (Summer 2000)
(with Usha Rani Ahuja, Pratap Narain, K.D. Sharma, A.S. Rao, and D.V. Singh)

Munot, A. A.

Droughts over Homogeneous Regions of India: 1871-1990 (June 1994)
(with B. Parthasarathy and D. R. Kothawale)

Naidu, Diwakar

Effects of Water Stress on Soybean Productivity in Central India (Feb. 1996)
(with Ajay K. Srivastava, A. S. R. A. S. Sastri, J. S. Urkurkar, and B. Das Gupta)
Localized Severe Drought during 1996 and Its Impact on Crop Production in Raipur District of Central India (June 1997)
(with J. S. Urkurkar, V. K. Koshta, and A. S. R. A. S. Sastri)
Worsening Drought Conditions Affect Relay Cropping in Central India (June 1995)
(with J. L. Chaudhary, A. S. R. A. S. Sastri, and A. K. Srivastava)

Narain, Pratap

Droughts and Dew Bean Productivity in Northwestern Arid Rajasthan, India (Winter 2000-Spring 2001)
(with R.S. Singh and D. Kumar)
India’s Arid Region and the Current Drought (Summer 2000)
(with Usha Rani Ahuja, K.D. Sharma, A.S. Rao, D.V. Singh, and B.K. Mathur)

Nathan, K. K.

Poor Water Resources and Drought in the Gujarat/Saurashtra Regions of India (Summer - Fall 2001)
A Case Study of the Deficit Spell Index for India’s Semiarid Delhi Region (June 1997)
Assessment of Recent Droughts in Tamil Nadu (Oct. 1995)
Characteristics of Drought in Kerala, India (Winter - Spring 2000)
Drought Profile: Haryana State in North India (June 1994)
Droughts in Tamil Nadu: A Qualitative and Quantitative Appraisal (Oct. 1998)
Moisture Deficit Index Evaluated for Dry Regions of India (Oct. 1996)
(with S. K. Sinha)

Nazemosadat, M. Jafar

Winter Drought in Iran: Associations with ENSO (Winter 2000-Spring 2001)
Workshop on Drought-Related Issues in Fars Province, Iran (Fall 2000)
(with S. Amin, A.A. Kamgare-Haghighi, and D. Khalili)
ENSO’s Impact on the Occurrence of Autumnal Drought in Iran (May - August 1999)
Persian Gulf Sea Surface Temperature as a Drought Diagnostic for Southern Iran (Oct. 1998)

O’Meagher, Bruce

Coping with Exceptional Droughts in Australia (June 1995)
(with David White)

Parthasarathy, B.

Droughts over Homogeneous Regions of India: 1871-1990 (June 1994)
(with A. A. Munot and D. R. Kothawale)

Phillips, Jennifer G.

Exploring the Potential for Using ENSO Forecasts in the U.S. Corn Belt (Oct. 1996)
(with Cynthia Rosenzweig)

Quintana, Juan

The Drought in Chile and La Niña (Summer 2000)

Rajegowda, M. B.

Rainfall Patterns for India’s Karnataka State Show Above-Normal Precipitation for 1994-98 (Oct. 1994)
(with D. M. Gowda)

Ramana Rao, B. V.

El Niño’s Effect on Southwest Monsoon Rainfall in Andhra Pradesh, India (June 1995)
(with U. S. Victor, N. N. Srivastava, and A. V. M. Subba Rao)
Hydrometeorological Considerations for Rainwater Management during Drought Years in Peninsular India (June 1994)
(with J. B. Singh and J. C. Katyal)

Rao, A. S.

Changing Climatic Scenarios and Strategies for Drought Management in the Indian Arid Region (Feb. 1997)
(with J. P. Gupta and A. S. Faroda)
India’s Arid Region and the Current Drought (Summer 2000)
(with Usha Rani Ahuja, Pratap Narain, K.D. Sharma, D.V. Singh, and B.K. Mathur)

Ravelo, Andres

Using the SPI to Monitor the 1999-2000 Drought in Northeastern Agrentina (Fall 2000) (with Roberto Zanvettor)

Rosenzweig, Cynthia

Exploring the Potential for Using ENSO Forecasts in the U.S. Corn Belt (Oct. 1996)
(with Jennifer G. Phillips)

Rossi, Giuseppe

Severe Drought In Italy: Characteristics, Impacts, and Mitigation Strategies (Oct. 1995)
(with Francesca Somma)

Roux, Francis

Drought Monitoring and Information Centre Established for Arid Zone of South Africa (Oct. 1995)
(with Louis G. du Pisani and Reep Verloren van Themaat)

Sastri, A. S. R. A. S.

Localized Severe Drought during 1996 and Its Impact on Crop Production in Raipur District of Central India (June 1997)
(with J. S. Urkurkar, V. K. Koshta, and Diwakar Naidu)
Effects of Water Stress on Soybean Productivity in Central India (Feb. 1996)
(with Ajay K. Srivastava, Diwakar Naidu, J. S. Urkurkar, and B. Das Gupta)
Worsening Drought Conditions Affect Relay Cropping in Central India (June 1995)
(with J. L. Chaudhary, D. Naidu, and A. K. Srivastava)

Sharma, K.D.

India’s Arid Region and the Current Drought (Summer 2000)
(with Usha Rani Ahuja, Pratap Narain, A.S. Rao, D.V. Singh, and B.K. Mathur)

Singh, D.V.

India’s Arid Region and the Current Drought (Summer 2000)
(with Usha Rani Ahuja, Pratap Narain, K.D. Sharma, A.S. Rao, and B.K. Mathur)

Singh, J. B.

Hydrometeorological Considerations for Rainwater Management during Drought Years in Peninsular India (June 1994)
(with B. V. Ramana Rao and J. C. Katyal)
Long-Range Forecasts of Southwest Monsoon Rainfall Explored for India (Oct. 1995)
(with R.P. Singh)

Singh, R. P.

Long-Range Forecasts of Southwest Monsoon Rainfall Explored for India (Oct. 1995)
(with J. B. Singh)

Singh, R. S.

Droughts and Dew Bean Productivity in Northwestern Arid Rajasthan, India (Winter 2000-Spring 2001)
(with Pratap Narain and D. Kumar)

Sinha, S. K.

Moisture Deficit Index Evaluated for Dry Regions of India (Oct. 1996)
(with K. K. Nathan)

Sivakumar, M.V.K.

Improving Drought Early Warning Systems in the Context of Drought Preparedness and Mitigation (Fall 2000)
(with Donald Wilhite and Deborah Wood)

Slavov, Nikola

Persistent Drought in 1993 Affects Bulgarian Agriculture (Feb. 1994)
(with Vesselin Alexandrov)
Spring Crops in Bulgaria Damaged by 1996 Summer Drought (Oct. 1997-Feb. 1998)
(with Vesselin Alexandrov)

Somma, Francesca

Severe Drought In Italy: Characteristics, Impacts, and Mitigation Strategies (Oct. 1995)
(with Giuseppe Rossi)

Srivastava, A. K.

Effects of Water Stress on Soybean Productivity in Central India (Feb. 1996)
(with Diwakar Naidu, A. S. R. A. S. Sastri, J. S. Urkurkar, and B. Das Gupta)
Worsening Drought Conditions Affect Relay Cropping in Central India (June 1995)
(with J. L. Chaudhary, A. S. R. A. S. Sastri, and D. Naidu)

Srivastava, N. N.

El Niño’s Effect on Southwest Monsoon Rainfall in Andhra Pradesh, India (June 1995)
(with U. S. Victor, A. V. M. Subba Rao, and B. V. Ramana Rao)
Drought Vulnerability of Rainfed Crops in Semiarid Tropics in India: New Methods of Determining Rainfall Variability (Oct. 1994)
(with U. S. Victor and P. Vijay Kumar)

Subba Rao, A. V. M.

El Niño’s Effect on Southwest Monsoon Rainfall in Andhra Pradesh, India (June 1995)
(with U. S. Victor, N. N. Srivastava, and B. V. Ramana Rao)

Svoboda, Mark

An Introduction to the Drought Monitor (Winter - Spring 2000)

Szinell, Csaba

Drought Continues in Hungary in 1995 (Feb. 1996)
(with Attila Bussay)

Tadesse, Tsegaye

Improving Drought Management and Planning through Better Monitoring in Africa (June 1998)

Tai, Huajie

Summer Drought Ravages Crops in Middle China (Feb. 1995)

Türkes, Murat

Meteorological Drought in Turkey: A Historical Perspective, 1930-93 (Oct. 1998)

Unganai, Leonard S.

Drought and Southern Africa: A Note from the Harare Regional Drought Monitoring Centre (June 1994)
Recent Advances in Seasonal Forecasting in Southern Africa (June 1996)

Urkurkar, J. S.

Effects of Water Stress on Soybean Productivity in Central India (Feb. 1996)
(with Ajay K. Srivastava, Diwakar Naidu, A. S. R. A. S. Sastri, and B. Das Gupta)
Localized Severe Drought during 1996 and Its Impact on Crop Production in Raipur District of Central India (June 1997)
(with V. K. Koshta, Diwakar Naidu, and A. S. R. A. S. Sastri)

Velasco, Israel

Severe Droughts Becoming Recurrent, More Persistent in Mexico (Feb. 1999)

Verloren van Themaat, Reep

Drought Monitoring and Information Centre Established for Arid Zone of South Africa (Oct. 1995)
(with Louis G. du Pisani and Francis Roux)

Victor, U. S.

Drought Vulnerability of Rainfed Crops in Semiarid Tropics in India: New Methods of Determining Rainfall Variability (Oct. 1994)
(with N. N. Srivastava and P. Vijay Kumar)
El Niño’s Effect on Southwest Monsoon Rainfall in Andhra Pradesh, India (June 1995)
(with N. N. Srivastava, A. V. M. Subba Rao, and B. V. Ramana Rao)

White, David H.

Australia’s National Drought Policy Continues to Evolve (June 1998)
Coping with Exceptional Droughts in Australia (June 1995)
(with Bruce O’Meagher)

Wilhite, Donald
Creating a Network of Regional Drought Preparedness Networks: A Call for Action (Summer - Fall 2001)
Improving Drought Early Warning Systems in the Context of Drought Preparedness and Mitigation (Fall 2000)
(with M.V.K. Sivakumar and Deborah Wood)

Wood, Deborah

Improving Drought Early Warning Systems in the Context of Drought Preparedness and Mitigation (Fall 2000)
(with M.V.K. Sivakumar and Donald Wilhite)

Wu, Hong

China’s Drought Climate Monitoring System (Oct. 1997-Feb. 1998)
(with Zhu Changhan and Zhang Qiang)

Zanvettor, Roberto

Using the SPI to Monitor the 1999-2000 Drought in Northeastern Argentina (Fall 2000)
(with Andres Ravelo)

Zhang, Qiang

China’s Drought Climate Monitoring System (Oct. 1997-Feb. 1998)
(with Zhu Changhan and Wu Hong)

Zhu, Changhan

China’s Drought Climate Monitoring System (Oct. 1997-Feb. 1998)
(with Zhang Qiang and Wu Hong)

Zhuang, Xie

Drought in Beijing, 1992-93 (June 1994)
(with Dagang Chen)

Geographic Index

General

Creating a Network of Regional Drought Preparedness Networks: A Call for Action (Summer - Fall 2001)
Donald Wilhite
Improving Drought Early Warning Systems in the Context of Drought Preparedness and Mitigation
Donald Wilhite, M.V.K. Sivakumar, and Deborah Wood

Africa

Improving Drought Management and Planning through Better Monitoring in Africa
Tsegaye Tadesse
Recent Advances in Seasonal Forecasting in Southern Africa
Leonard S. Unganai
Food Security in the Southern African Development Community States
Joshua Chigodora
Drought and Southern Africa: A Note from the Harare Regional Drought Monitoring Centre
Leonard S. Unganai
Drought Preparedness and Management Training Seminar Conducted for West Africa

Argentina

The Climatic Impact of La Niña-related Droughts in Entre Rios (Argentina)
Alicia E. Codromaz de Rojas

Asia

Heat Waves and Floods across Asia: Was El Niño, then La Niña the Cause?
R. H. Kripalani and Ashwini Kulkarni

Australia

Australia’s National Drought Policy Continues to Evolve
David H. White A Prototype National Drought Alert Strategic Information System for Australia
Ken D. Brook and John O. Carter
Queensland Drought Enters Its Fifth Year
Gary Bacon
Coping with Exceptional Droughts in Australia
David White and Bruce O’Meagher

Bulgaria

Spring Crops in Bulgaria Damaged by 1996 Summer Drought
Nikola Slavov and Vesselin Alexandrov
Drought in the Lower Danube Basin
Ekaterina Koleva
Persistent Drought in 1993 Affects Bulgarian Agriculture
Nikola Slavov and Vesselin Alexandrov

Chile

The Drought in Chile and La Niña
Juan Quintana

China
China’s Drought Climate Monitoring System
Zhu Changhan, Zhang Qiang, and Wu Hong
Summer Drought Ravages Crops in Middle China
Huajie Tai
Drought in Beijing, 1992-93
Zhuang Xie and Dagang Chen

El Salvador

Economic Impacts Emphasize Need for Greater Drought Planning and Management in El Salvador
Lic. Lidia Castillo

Hungary

Drought Continues in Hungary in 1995
Attila Bussay and Csaba Szinell

India

Poor Water Resources and Drought in the Gujarat/Saurashtra Regions of India
K. K. Nathan
Droughts and Dew Bean Productivity in Northwestern Arid Rajasthan, India
Narain Pratap, R.S. Singh, and D. Kumar
India’s Arid Region and the Current Drought
Narain Pratap, K.D. Sharma, A.S. Rao, D.V. Singh, B.K. Mathur, and Usha Rani Ahuja
Characteristics of Drought in Kerala, India
K. K. Nathan
Low Temperature and Cold Drought Risks in Crop Production in Temperate Kashmir
Badrul Hasan, Ashok Kumar, and A. A. Khan
Rainfall Climatology of Jammu and Kashmir State, India
Badrul Hasan
Droughts in Tamil Nadu: A Qualitative and Quantitative Appraisal
K. K. Nathan
Comparative Hydrometeorology of Temperate and Semiarid Environments in India
Badrul Hasan
No Droughts over India Following Very Strong El Niño Episodes
R. H. Kripalani and Ashwini Kulkarni
India, Indonesia Experiencing Opposite Effects from 1997 El Niño
R. H. Kripalani and Ashwini Kulkarni
Localized Severe Drought during 1996 and Its Impact on Crop Production in Raipur District of Central India
J. S. Urkurkar, V. K. Koshta, Diwakar Naidu, and A. S. R. A. S. Sastri
Agrometeorological Aspects of Crop Production in Temperate Kashmir
Badrul Hasan
A Case Study of the Deficit Spell Index for India’s Semiarid Delhi Region
K. K. Nathan
Changing Climatic Scenarios and Strategies for Drought Management in the Indian Arid Region
A. S. Rao, J. P. Gupta, and A. S. Faroda
Climatic Uncertainties and Recent Experiences in Medium-Range Weather Forecasting over Kashmir
Badrul Hasan and Rehana Habib Kanth
Moisture Deficit Index Evaluated for Dry Regions of India
K. K. Nathan and S. K. Sinha
Assessing the Impacts of El Niño and Non-El Niño-related Droughts over India
R. H. Kripalani and Ashwini Kulkarni
Effects of Water Stress on Soybean Productivity in Central India
Ajay K. Srivastava, Diwakar Naidu, A. S. R. A. S. Sastri, J. S. Urkurkar, and B. Das Gupta
Long-Range Forecasts of Southwest Monsoon Rainfall Explored for India
J. B. Singh and R.P. Singh
Assessment of Recent Droughts in Tamil Nadu
K. K. Nathan
El Niño’s Effect on Southwest Monsoon Rainfall in Andhra Praesh, India
U. S. Victor, N. N. Srivastava, A. V. M. Subba Rao, and B. V. Ramana Rao
Worsening Drought Conditions Affect Relay Cropping in Central India
J. L. Chaudhary, A. S. R. A. S. Sastri, D. Naidu, and A. K. Srivastava
Rainfall Patterns for India’s Karnataka State Show Above-Normal Precipitation for 1994-98
M. B. Rajegowda and D. M. Gowda
Drought Vulnerability of Rainfed Crops in Semiarid Tropics in India: New Methods of Determining Rainfall Variability
U. S. Victor, N. N. Srivastava, and P. Vijay Kumar
Drought Profile: Haryana State in North India
K. Kailasa Nathan
Hydrometeorological Considerations for Rainwater Management during Drought Years in Peninsular India
J. B. Singh, B. V. Ramana Rao, and J. C. Katyal
Droughts over Homogeneous Regions of India: 1871-1990
B. Parthasarathy, A. A. Munot, and D. R. Kothawale
Drought Classifications and Crop Plans Developed for Tamilnadu
R. Kulandaivelu and K. Jayachandran

Indonesia

India, Indonesia Experiencing Opposite Effects from 1997 El Niño
R. H. Kripalani and Ashwini Kulkarni

Iran

Winter Drought in Iran: Associations with ENSO
M.J. Nazemosadat
ENSO’s Impact on the Occurrence of Autumnal Drought in Iran
M. J. Nazemosadat
Persian Gulf Sea Surface Temperature as a Drought Diagnostic for Southern Iran
M. Jafar Nazemosadat

Israel

The Role of Drought in Determining the Reserve Water Sector in Israel
J. A. Allan

Italy

Severe Drought In Italy: Characteristics, Impacts, and Mitigation Strategies
Giuseppe Rossi and Francesca Somma

Mexico

Severe Droughts Becoming Recurrent, More Persistent in Mexico
Israel Velasco

New Zealand

Changes in Drought Policies in New Zealand
Heather J. Keen

Poland

Droughts in Poland
R. Farat, M. Kepinska-Kasprzak, P. Kowalczak, and P. Mager

South Africa

Drought Monitoring and Information Centre Established for Arid Zone of South Africa
Louis G. du Pisani, Reep Verloren van Themaat, and Francis Roux
Drought Monitoring and Advisory Services in South Africa
M. V. Laing

Spain

A Drought Watch System for Southeast Spain
Ramón Garrido Abenza
Five-Year Drought Continues in Spain
Antonio Mestre Barceló

Turkey

An Analysis of Recent Drought Conditions in Turkey in Relation to Circulation Patterns
Ali Umran Komuscu
Using the SPI to Analyze Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Drought in Turkey
Ali Umran Komuscu
Implications of Climate Change for Soil Moisture Availability in Turkey’s Southestern Anatolia Project Region
Ali Umran Komuscu
Meteorological Drought in Turkey: A Historical Perspective, 1930-93
Murat Türkes

United Kingdom

Drought Returns to the United Kingdom
Terry Marsh

United States

Agricultural Producers’ Perceptions of Drought Vulnerability and Mitigation - Howard County, Nebraska
Cody L. Knutson
An Introduction to the Drought Monitor
Mark Svoboda
Drought Follows the Deluge in Vermont
Lesley-Ann Dupigny-Giroux
Exploring the Potential for Using ENSO Forecasts in the U.S. Corn Belt
Jennifer G. Phillips and Cynthia Rosenzweig

Zimbabwe

Famine and Drought: The Question of Food Security in Zimbabwe
Joshua Chigodora

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