Drought in the Anthropocene

Anne Van Loon, Tom Gleeson, Julian Clark, Albert Van Dijk, Kerstin Stahl, Jamie Hannaford, Giuliano Di Baldassarre, Adriaan Teuling, Lena Tallaksen, Remko Uijlenhoet, David Hannah, Justin Sheffield, Mark Svoboda, Boud Verbeiren, Thorsten Wagener, Sally Rangecroft, Niko Wanders, Henny Van Lanen

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Drought management is inefficient because feedbacks between drought and people are not fully understood. In this human-influenced era, we need to rethink the concept of drought to include the human role in mitigating and enhancing drought.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)89-91
Number of pages3
JournalNature Geoscience
Publication statusPublished - 2 Feb 2016


  • Drought
  • Anthropocene
  • Climate
  • Water resources
  • Groundwater


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