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Monitoring and predicting agricultural drought : a global study / edited by Vijendra K. Boken, Arthur P. Cracknell, and Ronald L. Heathcote : sponsored by the World Meteorological Organization. p. cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN-13 978-0-19-516234-9 ISBN 0-19-516234-X

1. Droughts. 2. Drought forecasting. 3. Climatic changes. 4. Meteorology, Agricultural—Remote sensing. I. Boken, Vijendra K. II. Cracknell, Arthur P. III. Heathcote, Ronald L. IV. World Meteorological Organization. S600.7.D76A36 2004 363.34'92963—dc22 2004000102

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