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Drought

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

Asians Share Remote Sensing Knowledge

Countries in the Asian region have gathered in the Asian Conference on Remote Sensing (ACRS) in Bali to share knowledge on challenges and opportunities in applying remote sensing technology to support sustainable development in the region. Hundreds...

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

Australia Heat Wave Forces a Redesign of Temperature Maps

What happens when a changing climate exceeds the operating parameters? It is getting hot in Australia. How hot? So hot that Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology had to add new colors to its weather map.  Those unfortunate parts of Australia...

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

Crops in India Wilt in a Weak Monsoon Season

Vilas Dinkar Mukane lives halfway around the world from the corn farmers of Iowa, but the Indian sharecropper is at risk of losing his livelihood for the same reason: not enough rain. With the nourishing downpours of...

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

India’s Luck with Rain Runs Out as Drought Impacts the Country

The country’s lucky run in the last two years with a normal southwest monsoon has ended, with at least four States — Karnataka, Haryana, Rajasthan and Maharashtra — now declaring themselves drought-hit. Gujarat too is severely affected...

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

Indian Government to Use Satelltie Technology for Crop and Drought Assessment

The government will use inputs of the recently set up Mahalanobis National Crop Forecast Centre ( NCFC) to prepare multiple in-season crop forecasts. The centre prepares forecast data by using temporal satellite imageries as well as satellite...

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

Fiji’s PM Calls on World Leaders to Focus on Proper Land Use

Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama has called on world leaders to focus on land use for sustainable development and poverty eradication. Commodore Bainimarama delivered a statement to the delegates of the high level United Nations meeting in New...

Saturday, June 11th, 2011

Interactive Timeline Mapping China’s Drought-ridden Provinces

This spring’s extreme weather is the latest in a series of water shortages, exposing the risks that limited freshwater resources pose for the world’s biggest agricultural producer, top energy consumer, and fastest-growing industrial economy. Click through the...

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

China Power Crunch to Worsen as Drought Slashes Hydro

The worst drought to hit central China in half a century has brought water levels in some of the country's biggest hydropower producing regions to critical levels and could exacerbate electricity shortages over the summer. The official...

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

Drought Shrinks China’s Largest Lake to Historic Low

Stricken by a severe drought, Poyang Lake, the largest freshwater lake in China, recently began to shrink severely. According to the latest reports from satellite remote sensing, the current water area of Poyang Lake is 1,326 square...

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

Photo Slideshow – China South to North Water Transport Project

It’s no surprise that ever since construction began in 2002, the South-North Water Project has generated a strong current of public comment. China’s government authorities insist the project, now estimated to cost $US 62 billion, is essential...

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