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Improving drought management in the West

Donald A. Wilhite

Improving drought management in the West

the role of mitigation and preparedness : report to the Western Water Policy Review Advisory Commission

by Donald A. Wilhite

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Published by National Drought Mitigation Center, University of Nebraska in [Lincoln, Neb.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West (U.S.)
    • Subjects:
    • Droughts -- West (U.S.) -- Management.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDonald Wilhite.
      ContributionsUniversity of Nebraska--Lincoln. National Drought Mitigation Center., United States. Western Water Policy Review Advisory Commission.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQC929.27.W47 W55 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination46 p. :
      Number of Pages46
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL286148M
      LC Control Number97189386

      A drought is almost a "non-event"(Evan C. Vlachos, Colorado State University, written commun., January ). Any discussion about planning for drought conditions and management of water resources, therefore, requires some definition as to what constitutes a drought. Purchase Drought Challenges, Volume 2 - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBN ,

        These sample drought plans have been contibuted by ranchers, consultants, and advisors throughout the Great Plains. They range from very simple to quite detailed. While they do not all follow the planning methods suggested here, they may help you decide what sort of plan is needed for your ranch operation. Managing Drought in the U.S. Page 8 7/10/ are often ineffective and tend to reinforce the status quo. Federal, state, local, and tribal governments need to collaborate with water managers and water users in a shift from crisis-based, reactive drought management to risk-based, proactive drought management.

      Librarian's tip: Chap. 2 "Drought-Induced Famine, " Read preview Overview Ogallala: Water for a Dry Land By John Opie University of Nebraska Press, (2nd edition). Recent Drought Events • Australia Heatwave/Drought • “it was the hottest day on record in the midst of the longest heatwave on record with having the driest start to a year on record in a 12 year drought which has been our hottest, longest and driest on record.” Bureau of Meteorology (BOM).


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Improving drought management in the West: the role of mitigation and preparedness: report to the Western Water Policy Review Advisory Commission. [Donald A Wilhite; United States. Western Water Policy Review Advisory Commission.].

analysis of drought and drought management issues in the West and to propose recommendations for improving the coping capacity of the region. The report is Cited by: 9. Improving Drought Management in the West: The Role of Improving drought management in the West book and Preparedness 2 West; this will require an interagency approach that extends well beyond the traditional water mission agencies.

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