Studies of 21st‐century precipitation trends over West Africa

@inproceedings{Druyan2011StudiesO2,
  title={Studies of 21st‐century precipitation trends over West Africa},
  author={Leonard M. Druyan},
  year={2011}
}
West Africa includes a semi-arid zone between the Sahara Desert and the humid Gulf of Guinea coast, approximately between 10°N and 20°N, which is irrigated by summer monsoon rains. This article refers to the region as the Sahel. Rain-fed agriculture is the primary sustenance for Sahel populations, and severe droughts (in the 1970s and 1980s), therefore, have devastating negative societal impacts. The future frequency of Sahel droughts and the evolution of its hydrological balance are therefore… CONTINUE READING
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