From the University of Birmingham
Drought management is inefficient because feedbacks between drought and people are not fully understood. In this human-influenced era, we need to rethink the concept of drought to include the human role in mitigating and enhancing drought.
Drought in the Anthropocene by Anne F. Van Loon, Tom Gleeson, Julian Clark, Albert I. J. M. Van Dijk, Kerstin Stahl, Jamie Hannaford, Giuliano Di Baldassarre, Adriaan J. Teuling, Lena M. Tallaksen, Remko Uijlenhoet, David M. Hannah, Justin Sheffield, Mark Svoboda, Boud Verbeiren, Thorsten Wagener, Sally Rangecroft, Niko Wanders and Henny A. J. Van Lanen published in Nature Geoscience, doi:10.1038/ngeo2646
Read the abstract and get the paper here.
University of Birmingham news release here.
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