• Drought has many faces, monitoring them requires a vast range of observations • Key questions: who is affected, how bad is it, who's fault is it, and will it get better? • Recent legislation has made the Bureau of Meteorology the natural home for drought monitoring systems. • The Australian Water Resources Assessment (AWRA) system is currently in the operational testing phase • Earth observation plays a critical role where the on-ground network is lacking • Chestnut 1: detail and accuracy vs. cost and usefulness • Chestnut 2: Australia does not have space agency or program.
|Name||2011 GEOSS Workshop XL - Managing Drought through Earth Observation, GEOSS 2011|
|Conference||2011 GEOSS Workshop XL - Managing Drought through Earth Observation, GEOSS 2011|
|Period||10/04/11 → 10/04/11|