AGRICULTURAL DROUGHT ON SOUTH‐CENTRAL PACIFIC ISLANDS *

@inproceedings{Giambelluca1988AGRICULTURALDO,
  title={AGRICULTURAL DROUGHT ON SOUTH‐CENTRAL PACIFIC ISLANDS *},
  author={Thomas W. Giambelluca and Dennis Nullet and Michael A. Nullet},
  year={1988}
}
A pilot study of spatial patterns of agricultural drought hazard in the south-central Pacific is presented. The durations of crop stress periods are estimated using a water balance approach. A rainfall approach is used to identify dry periods corresponding to different durations. Strong correlation between the results of the two methods indicates that monthly rainfall data are sufficient for estimating the patterns of agricultural drought hazard in the region. The simpler rainfall method is… CONTINUE READING