A copula-based joint deficit index for droughts
31 Mar 2010 | Contributor(s): Rao S Govindaraju
Current drought information is based on indices that do not capture the joint behaviors of hydrologic variables. To address this limitation, the potential of copulas in characterizing droughts from multiplevariables is explored in this study. Starting from the standardized index (SI) algorithm, a...
A seasonal-scale climatological analysis correlating spring tornadic activity with antecedent fall–winter drought in the southeastern United States
14 Jun 2011 | Publications | Contributor(s): Dev Niyogi
Using rain gauge and satellite-based rainfall climatologies and the NOAA Storm PredictionCenter tornado database (1952–2007), this study found a statistically significant tendency forfall–winter drought conditions to be correlated with below-normal tornado days the followingspring in north...
A spatio-temporal drought analysis for the Midwestern US
15 Jun 2009 | Publications | Contributor(s): Rao S Govindaraju, Dev Niyogi
Droughts are prolonged abnormalities of moisture deficits that vary widely across temporal and spatial scales. Many hydrometeorologic variables are used to monitor the status of a drought. However, because of the dependence structure between all affecting variables under various temporal windows,...
Achieving Sustainable Irrigation Water Withdrawals: Global Impacts on Food Production and Land Use
27 Sep 2017 | Publications | Contributor(s): Jing Liu, Tom Hertel, Richard Lammers, Alexander A Prusevich, Uris Lantz C Baldos, Danielle Grogan, Steve Frolking
Unsustainable water use challenges the capacity of water resources to ensure food security and continued growth of the economy. Adaptation policies targeting future water security can easily overlook its interaction with other sustainability metrics and unanticipated local responses to the...
AgMIP GEOSHARE Tool with iData Integration Demo
06 Mar 2015 | Tools | Contributor(s): Nelson Benjamin Villoria, Joshua Elliott, Christoph MÃ_ller, Jaewoo Shin, Christopher Panza, Lan Zhao
Aggregate yield shocks provided by the AgMIP's Global Gridded Crop Modeling Initiative (Ag-GRID) from their original 30x30 min resolution to any user specified level
AgMIP Tool: A GEOSHARE tool for aggregating outputs from the AgMIP's Global Gridded Crop Modeling Initiative (Ag-GRID)
09 Jul 2014 | Tools | Contributor(s): Nelson Benjamin Villoria, joshua elliott, Christoph Müller, Jaewoo Shin, Lan Zhao
Aggregate the yield shocks provided by the AgMIP project from their original 30x30 min resolution to any user specified level.
Agricultural Productivity Growth for Long Run Sustainability
08 Oct 2018 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Uris Lantz C Baldos
Video presentation on "Agricultural Productivity Growth for Long Run Sustainability" for the 2018 Conference on the Long Run Sustainability of US Agriculture, the National Press Club, Washington DC, September 17, 2018
Analyzing Water Scarcity in Global CGE Models
08 Sep 2017 | Publications | Contributor(s): Jing Liu, Tom Hertel, Farzad Taheripour
Incorporating water into a computable general equilibrium (CGE) model operating at global scale can be extremely demanding due to the absence of standardized data, the sheer dimensions caused by intersecting river basins with countries, and difficulties to model demand for and supply of water....
Assessing the Inter-regional Incidence of Climate Impacts on Agriculture
19 Oct 2017 | Publications | Contributor(s): Tom Hertel
This is a presentation at IMPACTS WORLD 2017.
Assessing the Poverty Impacts of Climate Change across Latin America
19 Oct 2017 | Publications | Contributor(s): Tom Hertel, Monika Verma, Eduardo Magalhaes, Carlos Ludena, Uris Lantz C Baldos, Frances Moore
This is a poster presented at IMPACTS WORLD 2017, Germany.
Attaining Food and Environmental Security in an Era of Globalization
08 Sep 2017 | Publications | Contributor(s): Tom Hertel, Uris Lantz C Baldos
Attaining the twin goals of food and environmental security in the coming decades poses a significant sustainability challenge. This paper examines the food and environmental security implications of a range of policies affecting the global food economy and terrestrial ecosystems, first in the...
Climate change mitigation policies and poverty in developing countries
31 Jul 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Zekarias Hussein, Tom Hertel, Alla Golub
Mitigation of the potential impacts of climate change is one of the leading policy concerns of the 21st century. However, there continues to be heated debate about the nature, the content and, most importantly, the impact of the policy actions needed to limit greenhouse gas emissions. One...
Climate Scenario Aggregator
09 Sep 2015 | Tools | Contributor(s): Nelson Benjamin Villoria, Joshua Elliott, Christoph Müller, Jaewoo Shin, Lan Zhao
Climate Scenario Aggregator
Connecting Communities Through HUBzero
03 Oct 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nelson Benjamin Villoria, Joshua Elliott, Hongjun Choi, Lan Zhao
Debunking the 'New Normal': Why World Food Prices are Expected to Resume their Long run Downward Trend
08 Sep 2017 | Publications | Contributor(s): Uris Lantz C Baldos, Tom Hertel
Contrary to the opinions expressed by many commentators, the recent episode of higher prices for agricultural commodities is likely a transitory phenomenon. When compared to the last half-century, population growth is expected to be much slower in the coming decades, with nearly all of the growth...
DURI Summer Intern Project: Drought related data and tools: development and integration
08 Aug 2011 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Yuan Xia
A poster presented at the DURI student recognition luncheon, July 28, 2011. Yuan Xia, a junior from Computer Science, Purdue University, completed his summer internship with the Scientific Solutions group at RCAC. He helped integrated various maps and datasets into the DRINET. The live page can...
Economic impacts of climate change on agriculture: A comparison of process-based and statistical yield models
07 Sep 2017 | Publications | Contributor(s): Frances C Moore, Uris Lantz C Baldos, Tom Hertel
A large number of studies have been published examining the implications of climate change for agricultural productivity that, broadly speaking, can be divided into process-based modeling and statistical approaches. Despite a general perception that results from these methods differ...
Effects of Drought on Water Quality in Streams
08 Aug 2011 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Rashad Riley, Indrajeet Chaubey, Lan Zhao
A research poster presented at the DDAD2011 symposium. It describes the preliminary results of a study on drought impact on water quality conducted over the Massie Creek sub-watershed in Ohio. The Messie Creek data is now available on DRINET and access is through the iDATA tool.Rashad Riley1,...
Enabling Scientific Collaboration Using HUBzero Platform
03 Oct 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Lan Zhao
GLASS Conference 2020 Program
28 Jan 2020 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Tom Hertel
Program description for "Managing the Global Commons: Sustainable agriculture and use of the world's land and water resources in the 21st Century" conference.