When supply of water for human acnvines does not meet

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Unformatted text preview: h the effects of periods of precipitaNon shorballs on surface or subsurface water supply (i.e., streamflow, reservoir and lake levels, groundwater) usually requires long term to manifest. The frequency and severity of drought is oeen defined on a watershed or river basin scale. Although all droughts originate with a deficiency of precipitaNon, hydrologists are more concerned with how this deficiency plays out through the hydrologic system. droughts are usually out of phase with or lag the occurrence of meteorological and agricultural droughts. • Drought – definiNons of drought associate the supply and demand of some economic good(s) with elements of , , and...
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2014 for the course GEOG 1100 taught by Professor Donaldkimholland during the Fall '10 term at UWO.

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