Published by: WMO ; 1983
Collection(s) and Series: WCP- No. 41
Language(s): English; Other Languages: French
Format: Hard copyPublished by: WMO ; 1981
Tropical droughts - Meteorological aspects and implications for agriculture: papers presented at the WMO Symposium on meteorological aspects on tropical droughts
Collection(s) and Series: Tropical Meteorology Research Programme (TMRP) Report- No. 06
Format: Hard copyPublished by: WMO ; 1980
Collection(s) and Series: Tropical Meteorology Research Programme (TMRP) Report- No. 03
Format: Hard copyWorld Meteorological Organization (WMO) ; United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO); International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS) - Indian Institute of Technology, 1979Published by: Indian Institute of Technology ; 1979
Format: Hard copy (ill., charts, maps)Summary in English, French, Spanish and Russian are provided with each lecture.Published by: WMO ; 1975
Summary in English, French, Spanish and Russian are provided with each lecture.
Language(s): English, French, Russian, Spanish
Format: Digital (Free), Hard copy
ISBN (or other code): 978-92-63-00403-1Permalink
A survey of meteorological and hydrological data available in six Sahelian countries of West Africa; followed by: A survey of studies in meteorology and hydrology in the Sudano-Sahelian zone of West Africa = Etude des données météorologiques et hydrologiques disponibles dans les six pays sahéliens de l'Afrique occidentale; suivi de: Enquêtes sur les études météorologiques et hydrologiques relatives à la zone soudano-sahélienne d'Afrique occidentalePermalinkPermalinkPermalinkWorld Meteorological Organization (WMO) ; Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO); United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) - WMODrought is widely recognized as a slow creeping natural hazard that occurs as a consequence of the natural climatic variability. In recent years, concern has grown world-wide that droughts may be increasing in frequency and severity given the changing climatic conditions. Responses to droughts in most parts of the world are generally reactive in terms of crisis management and are known to be untimely, poorly coordinated and disintegrated. Consequently, the economic, social and environmental impacts of droughts have increased significantly worldwide. Because of their long-term socio-economic im ...PermalinkClimate changes the water rules is a comprehensive report that shows all of us working in the water sector that we will be affected by natural and human activities one way or the other. The evidence for climate change is there; chapter 1 gives an excellent overview and has used well known sources and references. The dialogues have concentrated to bring water managers closer to the climate community. The authors mentioned the confidence of climatologists to say something about the world's climate in 50 to 100 years, but what they preferred to know is the next occurrence of a severe drought or f ...PermalinkThe indicators and indices listed are based from the IDMP Handbook on Drought Indicators and Indices and have been drawn from IDMP and partner literature and online searches. They are categorized by type and ease of use, and grouped into the following classifications: (a) meteorology, (b) soil moisture, (c) hydrology, (d) remote sensing and (e) composite or modelled. Although listed by ‘ease of use’, it is possible that any, all or none of the indicators may be suitable for a particular application, based on user knowledge, ...PermalinkOCHA is the arm of the UN Secretariat that is responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure coherent response to emergencies. OCHA also ensures there is a framework within which each actor can contribute to the overall response effort.
OCHA's mission is to mobilize and coordinate effective and principled humanitarian action in partnership with national and international actors in order to alleviate human suffering in disasters and emergencies; advocate for the rights of people in need; promote preparedness and prevention; and facilitate sustainable solutions.PermalinkGroundwater: Development and evaluation of groundwater resources, DroughtPermalinkPermalink