Overall Green alert Drought for Central Asia-2022
in China, Mongolia

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 10 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1015623
Name: Central Asia-2022
Countries: China, Mongolia
Start Date: End of Mar 2022
Duration: 320 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 44304 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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China science, technology news summary -- Feb. 42023-02-04T10:27+0100.

BEIJING, Feb. 4 (Xinhua) -- The following is a summary of published science and technology news of China. AGRICULTURAL DROUGHT STUDY. Chinese researchers have found that anthropogenic external forcing and the natural internal variability of
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Ministry of Emergency Management: A total of 139,800 people were affec ... 2023-02-04T04:26+0100.

2023-02-04T03:25:14.288Z. In January, my country's natural disasters were mainly low temperature freezing and snow disasters, and wind and hail, earthquakes, geological disasters, droughts and forest fires also occurred to varying degrees.
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Summary of Global Climate Indicators 2018–20222023-01-31T06:42+0100.

Human influence is very likely the main driver of the decrease in Arctic sea-ice area between 1979–1988 and 2010–2019, which recorded decreases of about 40% in September and about 10% in March (IPCC, 2021). The current Arctic sea-ice cover
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Water, Vol. 15, Pages 541: Application of Remote Sensing and GIS in Dr ... 2023-01-30T07:01+0100.

In this Special Issue, we attempted to discuss and address the applications of remote sensing, GIS and other state-of-the-art techniques in drought or flood monitoring and hydrological hazards assessment. To fulfill these objects, we strong
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (36), WMO (1), INFORM (2),