Climate, People, and the Environment Program Seminar Series - Yafang Zhong
An Evaluation of Noah and Noah-MP Land Surface Models in Simulating Flash Drought Events Across the U.S.: Role of Dynamic Vegetation
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Flash droughts are a subset of droughts characterized by their unusually rapid rate of intensification. Recent flash drought events across the United States demonstrate the sudden escalation of drought conditions and the detrimental impact on the economy and local ecosystems. In this talk, I will discuss the observed characteristics of flash droughts, including the meteorological drivers and the impacts on land surface and biosphere. Full abstract available via URL.