Drought Hazards

Type: Paper
Theme: Hazards, Geography, and GIScience
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Day: 4/10/2018
Start / End Time: 2:40 PM / 4:20 PM (Eastern Standard Time)
Room: Napoleon B1, Sheraton 3rd Floor
Organizers: The Hazards, Geography & GIS Theme
Chairs: Chunyu Dong


The spatially diffuse and slow onset characteristics of drought hazards can make them a particularly difficult challenge for spatial analyses. The papers in this session examine drought hazards, using a broad suite of geospatial analysis methods.


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter Elliot Wickham*, University Of Nebraska - Lincoln, Increasing Drought Planning and Preparedness at the Regional and Local level: Using FEMA’s THIRA Process in the Platte River Basin, Nebraska 20 2:40 PM
Presenter Melissa Wagner*, University of Oklahoma, Spatial Analysis of Drought and its Impacts in the Chickasaw Nation, Oklahoma pdf 20 3:00 PM
Presenter YONGQIN CHEN*, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Dong HUA, Bureau of Hydrology, Ministry of Water Resources, Beijing, China, Characterization and Risk Assessment of Drought Hazards in Guangdong Province, China 20 3:20 PM
Presenter Donald Akanga*, University of North Alabama, Analysis of Spatiotemporal Occurrence of Agricultural Drought in Kenya using MODIS Satellite Data 20 3:40 PM
Presenter Chunyu Dong*, University of California, Los Angeles, Glen MacDonald, University of California, Los Angeles, Gregory Okin, University of California, Los Angeles, Thomas Gillespie, University of California, Los Angeles, Katherine Willis, University of California, Los Angeles, Park Williams, Columbia University, Evidence of a hydroclimatic dipole in recent droughts and vegetation response in California 20 4:00 PM

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