By Tanzima Zerin Islam, Rao S Govindaraju, Shivam Tripathi

Helps visualize the Joint Deficit Index (JDI) of Precipitation

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Published on 25 Jun 2009, unpublished on 01 Jul 2009 All versions

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This tool allows a month-by-month drought assessment such that the required amount of precipitation for achieving normal conditions in future can be computed. User inputs the start and end dates of a period and can watch how JDI of precipitation evolved over time.


Kao, S.-C., R.S. Govindaraju, and D. Niyogi (2009). "A spatio-temporal drought analysis for the Midwestern US." In World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2009: Great Rivers, Kansas, May 17-21, pg. 4654-4663.

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  • Tanzima Zerin Islam; Rao S Govindaraju; Shivam Tripathi (2009), "JDI-Precipitation-Viewer," https://mygeohub.org/resources/firsttesttool.

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