Harold D. Orville AMS Statement on Institute of Atmosphere Sciences South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Meteorological Drought' 501 East St. Joseph St. Rapid City, SD 57701-3995 Drought is universally identified with periods of in- in some regions of eastern China. In some regions of Turkey, January through April 1989 was the driest on sufficient water resources initiated by reduced pre- cipitation. Other meteorological elements, including record since 1951 (when reliable records began). The temperature, wind, evapotranspiration, clouds, and drought in the western regions of the African Sahel radiation, play a role, but their contributions are persisted from 1970 well into the mid-1980s. At smaller and not always easily defined. Impacts of times, drought has affected major world agricultural drought on society and natural ecosystems are the areas simultaneously. For example, during the central real issue but are not easily quantified. The result is United States droughts of the 1930s and the 1950s, that the term "drought" does not have a universal the wheat-growing regions of the Soviet Union also experienced droughts. definition. Drought, as used in the present discus- sion, is defined as a "meteorological drought" and is It is important to note that drought in one
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Published: Jul 1, 1990
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