Drought in the Anthropocene

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, Henny A J Van Lanen

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)89-91
Number of pages3
JournalNature Geoscience
Issue number2
Early online date2 Feb 2016
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2016

Structured keywords

  • Water and Environmental Engineering


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