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22 October 2010 A case study on the early warning of agricultural drought
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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.
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Xiaoyu Zhang, Jinlong Fan, Xiaoguang Yang, Yinjuan Han, and Jianguo Wei "A case study on the early warning of agricultural drought", Proc. SPIE 7824, Remote Sensing for Agriculture, Ecosystems, and Hydrology XII, 78240D (22 October 2010);

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