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Perception of the drought hazard on the Great Plains.

Thomas F. Saarinen

Perception of the drought hazard on the Great Plains.

by Thomas F. Saarinen

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Published by [Dept. of Geography, University of Chicago] in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Plains.
    • Subjects:
    • Droughts -- Great Plains.,
    • Farmers -- Great Plains.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 170-183.

      SeriesUniversity of Chicago. Dept. of Geography. Research paper, no. 106
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsH31 .C514 no. 106
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 183 p.
      Number of Pages183
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5991684M
      LC Control Number66022754
      OCLC/WorldCa166986

      Drought is thought by some to have caused migrations of early humans. In India and China drought has periodically brought widespread privation and death. In lack of rainfall devastated the Great Plains of the United States; called the Dust Bowl, its area spread . Many of the impacts that are considered economic and environmental have social components as well. The economic hardships of the s drought, for example, caused significant population out-migration from and massive flows of aid into the Great Plains. Although drought is a natural hazard, vulnerability to its impacts can be reduced.

      compared to projections of drought change in the Great Plains based on coupled climate models driven by projections of future greenhouse gas emissions (Cook et al. ). Dr.!Martin!Hoerling,!!Broadway,!Boulder!Colorado!;[email protected]! Federal drought planning in the Great Plains—A first look. Climatic Change 4. – Saarinen, T.F.. Perception of the Drought Hazard on the Great Plains. Department of .

      The study focuses on the drought event beginning in That year was the third warmest on record for the continental United States (NOAA-NCEI, ) and the driest on record for portions of Nebraska and South conditions caused stress for farmers and ranchers across the Midwest and Great Plains and caught many off guard because they had experienced above-normal precipitation Cited by: 4. All journal articles featured in Economic Geography vol 44 issue 1. Log in | Register Cart. Impact Factor. Book Reviews. book review. Geography of New York State. J. Wreford Watson. Perception of the Drought Hazard on the Great Plains. Leslie Hewes. Pages:


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Perception of the drought hazard on the Great Plains and its sociological impacts. By Donna Louise Woudenberg. Abstract. Drought, a defining characteristic of the Great Plains, continues to be one of the most expensive natural disasters in the United States, with the lion’s share of financial losses shouldered by crop and livestock producersAuthor: Donna Louise Woudenberg.Perception of the drought hazard on the Great Plains [Dept.

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Drought Perception and Adjustments in Yucatan, (This book in Sinhala was translated into English as Hambantota - A Profile of a District in Rural Sri Lanka and published by the same ministry.) (). Perception of the Drought Hazard on the Great Plains Chicago:Author: Nanayakkara Liyanage Amaradasa Karunaratne.

Central Great Plains precipitation deficits during May–August were the most severe since at leasteclipsing the Dust Bowl summers of and Drought Cited by:   This piece revisits Saarinen’s work on farmers’ perceptions of the drought hazard on the Great Plains.

A synopsis of the work is provided as well as a discussion of the lasting influence that this work has had on natural hazards : Lisa M DeChano-Cook.

Farmers of the Ogallala Aquifer region of the Great Plains in the western United States were interviewed concerning their perceptions of drought, weather and climate changes, aquifer conditions. Perception of Drought Hazard on the Great Plains.

Research Paper no. Department of Geography, University of Chicago, Chicago, pp. Research Paper no. Department of Geography, University of Chicago, Chicago, pp.

was in extreme drought during portions of the s, the as there are no irrigation districts in the county (Smith s, the s, the s, and at the turn of the 21st ). The county overlies the Ogallala, or Fligh Plains, century (NDMC ).

The Dust Bowl drought of the Aquifer; the bulk of water used in the county is pumped. Saarinen, T. Perception of drought hazard on the great plains. University of Chicago, Department of Geography, Research Paper No. University of Chicago, Department of. Farmers of the Ogallala Aquifer region of the Great Plains in the western United States were interviewed concerning their perceptions of drought, weather and climate changes, aquifer conditions, and the adaptive strategies used to cope with these.

The results of these surveys parallel and refine the results reported by Saarinen in Farmers recall classic droughts and the most recent years as drought; intermediate years and droughts Cited by: “ The Urban Show Hazard in the United States,” Geographical Review, Vol.

57 (), pp. – 59; and T. Saarinen, Perception of the Drought Hazard on the Great Plains, Research Paper No. (Chicago: University of Chicago, Department of Geography, ).Cited by: Perception of resource management in the face of the drought hazard in Australia.

In: Henderson-Sellers A., Pitman A.J. (eds) Vegetation and climate interactions in semi-arid regions. Advances in vegetation science, vol Cited by: 3.

Perception of desertification on the southern great plains a preliminary enquiry. Heathcote. Introduction. The Great Plains of North America was the location of the most spectacular, and certainly one of the most publicized, examples of rapid desertification in world history. Thomas F. Saarinen, Perception of the Drought Hazard on the Great Plains (Chicago: University of Chicago, Department of Geography Research Paper No.

); Gilbert F. White, ed., Natural Hazards, Local, National, Global (New York: Oxford University Press, ); Marvin Waterstone, Hazard Mitigation Behavior of Urban Flood Plain Residents, Natural Hazard Research Working Paper No.

35 Cited by:. drought experience of farmers in western North Dakota and northeastern Colorado. Background Climate Change and the. Great. Plains. The Great Plains could be vulnerable to climatic shifts in a warmer global climate caused by the so-called "greenhouse effect." Most studies point to a warmer and drier climate (at least in regards to total evapotran-Cited by: White and Haas estimated in that the average annual crop losses associated with drought in the Great Plains region of the United States were about US$ million.

Inthe US Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) estimated annual losses attributable to drought at .ment of drought hazard research in the United States. Most closely aligned to the present study was the work done by Saarinen (1 ) on Perceptions of the Drought Hazard on the Great Plains.

In the spring ofquestions related to drought, climate, farming practices, and other environmental condi.