2011 Symposium on Data-Driven Approaches to Droughts flyer
22 Jul 2010 | Workshops
The DRINET team is hosting this symposium during June 20-22, 2011 at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.This symposium is sponsored by the National Science Foundation through the Office of Cyberinfrastructure* and the Hydrological Sciences Division, and is in partnership with EWRI...
A copula-based joint deficit index for droughts
31 Mar 2010 | Publications
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 spatio-temporal drought analysis for the Midwestern US
15 Jun 2009 | Publications
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,...