Drought in the Anthropocene

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  • Tom Gleeson
  • Albert Van Dijk
  • Kerstin Stahl
  • Jamie Hannaford
  • Giuliano Di Baldassarre
  • Adriaan Teuling
  • Lena Tallaksen
  • Remko Uijlenhoet
  • Justin Sheffield
  • Mark Svoboda
  • Boud Verbeiren
  • Thorsten Wagener
  • Niko Wanders
  • Henny Van Lanen


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