Priority questions in multidisciplinary drought research

Trnka, M. and Hayes, Michael and Jurecka, F. and Bartosova, Lenka and Anderson, Martha and Brazdil, Rudolf and Brown, Jesslyn and Camarero, J.J. and Cudlin, Pavel and Dobrovolny, Petr and Eitzinger, J. and Feng, Song and Finnessey, Taryn and Gregoric, Gregor and Havlik, Petr and Hain, Christopher and Holman, Ian and Johnson, David and Kersebaum, K.C. and Ljungqvist, Fredrik Charpentier and Luterbacher, Jurg and Micale, Fabio and Hartl-Meier, Claudia and Mozny, Martin and Nejedlik, P. and Olesen, J.E. and Ruiz Ramos, Margarita and Rötter, Reimund and Senay, Gabriel and Vicente Serrano, Sergio M. and Svoboda, Mark and Susnik, Andreja and Tadesse, Tsegaye and Vizina, Adam and Wardlow, Brian and Zalud, Z. and Büntgen, Ulf (2018). Priority questions in multidisciplinary drought research. "Climate Research", v. 75 (n. 3); pp. 241-260. ISSN 0936-577X.


Title: Priority questions in multidisciplinary drought research
  • Trnka, M.
  • Hayes, Michael
  • Jurecka, F.
  • Bartosova, Lenka
  • Anderson, Martha
  • Brazdil, Rudolf
  • Brown, Jesslyn
  • Camarero, J.J.
  • Cudlin, Pavel
  • Dobrovolny, Petr
  • Eitzinger, J.
  • Feng, Song
  • Finnessey, Taryn
  • Gregoric, Gregor
  • Havlik, Petr
  • Hain, Christopher
  • Holman, Ian
  • Johnson, David
  • Kersebaum, K.C.
  • Ljungqvist, Fredrik Charpentier
  • Luterbacher, Jurg
  • Micale, Fabio
  • Hartl-Meier, Claudia
  • Mozny, Martin
  • Nejedlik, P.
  • Olesen, J.E.
  • Ruiz Ramos, Margarita
  • Rötter, Reimund
  • Senay, Gabriel
  • Vicente Serrano, Sergio M.
  • Svoboda, Mark
  • Susnik, Andreja
  • Tadesse, Tsegaye
  • Vizina, Adam
  • Wardlow, Brian
  • Zalud, Z.
  • Büntgen, Ulf
Item Type: Article
Título de Revista/Publicación: Climate Research
Date: 2018
ISSN: 0936-577X
Volume: 75
Freetext Keywords: Drought climatology; Climate change; Drought monitoring; Drought forecasting; Drought adaptation; Drought planning; Drought mitigation
Faculty: E.T.S. de Ingeniería Agronómica, Alimentaria y de Biosistemas (UPM)
Department: Producción Agraria
Creative Commons Licenses: Recognition - No derivative works - Non commercial

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Addressing timely and relevant questions across a multitude of spatio-temporal scales, state-of-the-art interdisciplinary drought research will likely increase in importance under projected climate change. Given the complexity of the various direct and indirect causes and consequences of a drier world, scientific tasks need to be coordinated efficiently. Drought-related research endeavors ranging from individual projects to global initiatives therefore require prioritization. Here, we present 60 priority questions for optimizing future drought research. This topical catalogue reflects the experience of 65 scholars from 21 countries and almost 20 fields of research in both natural sciences and the humanities. The set of drought-related questions primarily covers drought monitoring, impacts, forecasting, climatology, adaptation, as well as planning and policy. The questions highlight the increasingly important role of remote sensing techniques in drought monitoring, importance of drought forecasting and understanding the relationships between drought parameters and drought impacts, but also challenges of drought adaptation and preparedness policies.

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Item ID: 55076
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DOI: 10.3354/cr01509
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Deposited by: Memoria Investigacion
Deposited on: 03 Jul 2019 10:55
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2019 10:55
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