Drought Assessment by a ShortLongTerm Composited Drought Index in the Upper Huaihe River Basin China

Authored by Meixiu Yu, Published in 2016

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Title Drought Assessment by a ShortLongTerm Composited Drought Index in the Upper Huaihe River Basin China
Author Meixiu Yu and Xiaolong Liu and Li Wei and Qiongfang Li and Jianyun Zhang and Guoqing Wang
Journal Advances in Meteorology
Year 2016
Volume 2016
Issue 1
Pages 7986568
Abstract Accurate and reliable drought monitoring is of primary importance for drought mitigation and reduction of social‐ecological vulnerability. The aim of the paper was to propose a multiscale composited drought index (CDI) which could be widely used for drought monitoring and early warning in China. In the study, the upper Huaihe River basin above the Xixian gauge station, which has been hit by severe droughts frequently in recent decades, was selected as the case study site. The newly built short‐term/long‐term CDI comprehensively considered three natural forms of drought (meteorological, hydrological, and agricultural) by selection of different variables that are related to each drought type. The short‐term/long‐term CDI was developed using the Principle Component Analysis of related drought components. The thresholds of the short‐term/long‐term CDI were determined according to frequency statistics of …
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Url https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1155/2016/7986568
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