Drought in the Anthropocene

A.F. Van Loon, Tom Gleeson, Julian Clark, Albert I.J.M. Van Dijk, Kerstin Stahl, Jamie Hannaford, Giuliano Di Baldassarre, A.J. Teuling, Lena M. Tallaksen, Remko Uijlenhoet, David M. Hannah, Justin Sheffield, Mark Svoboda, Boud Verbeiren, Thorsten Wagener, Sally Rangecroft, Niko Wanders, H.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
JournalNature Geoscience
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2016


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Van Loon, A. F., Gleeson, T., Clark, J., Van Dijk, A. I. J. M., Stahl, K., Hannaford, J., ... Van Lanen, H. A. J. (2016). Drought in the Anthropocene. Nature Geoscience, 9(2), 89-91. https://doi.org/10.1038/ngeo2646