9 - Agricultural Drought Meteorological Drought Hydrologic...

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Key Terms and Concepts Upon completion of this course, the student should be familiar with the following terms, concepts, and programs. Water – Land – Plant relationships Hydrologic cycle Surface water Run on Run off Water logging Micro catchment Catchment Soil water storage Aquifer Water table Aquifer mining Groundwater Renewable and non-renewable groundwater Ground water development Ground water recharge Transpiration Evaporation Deep percolation Soil permeability Water potential Vadose zone Intermediate vadose zone Arable land Fallowing Rainfall harvesting Conservation bench terraces Mulching High output agriculture Slash and burn agriculture Grassy waterways Drought Per capita water availability Desertification
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Unformatted text preview: Agricultural Drought Meteorological Drought Hydrologic Drought Famine Albedo Links: Drought monitoring – Agencies in the United States: National Drought Mitigation Center – University of Nebraska-Lincoln http://drought.unl.edu/index.htm Joint Agricultural Weather Facility http://www.usda.gov/oce/weather/index.htm National Weather Service- Climate Prediction Center http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/ Drought Monitor http://drought.unl.edu/dm/ USDA Drought Information Page http://disaster.usda.gov/drought_jump.htm Drought monitoring - International: Agencies: Global Information and Early Warning System of the FAO on Food and Agriculture (GIEWS) http://www.fao.org/WAICENT/faoinfo/economic/giews/english/index.htm...
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