Book 2008

Famine Early Warning Systems and Remote Sensing Data

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ISBN: 978-3-540-75367-4 (Print) 978-3-540-75369-8 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XVIII

  2. Background

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Chapter

      Pages 3-21

      Introduction

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      Chapter

      Pages 23-39

      Conceptual Frameworks

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      Chapter

      Pages 41-61

      FEWS NET’s Structure and Remote Sensing

  3. Remote Sensing for Early Warning

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 63-63

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      Chapter

      Pages 65-81

      Rainfall Estimates

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      Chapter

      Pages 83-96

      Derived Agricultural and Climate Monitoring Products

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      Chapter

      Pages 97-118

      Vegetation Index Measurements

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      Chapter

      Pages 119-132

      Climate Forecasts

  4. Food Security Analysis

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 133-133

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      Chapter

      Pages 135-155

      FEWS NET’s Integrated Analytical Areas

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      Chapter

      Pages 157-172

      Dynamic Communication and Decision Support

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      Chapter

      Pages 173-187

      Use of Remote Sensing in FEWS NET Country and Regional Offices

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      Chapter

      Pages 189-202

      Population Datasets

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      Chapter

      Pages 203-220

      Food Markets and Prices

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      Chapter

      Pages 221-235

      Scenario Development and Contingency Planning

  5. Case Studies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 237-237

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      Chapter

      Pages 239-256

      Case Study: Ethiopia and the 2002–2003 Food Security Crisis

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      Chapter

      Pages 257-268

      Remote Sensing Data in the Mesoamerican Food Security Early Warning System (MFEWS)

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      Chapter

      Pages 269-282

      Zimbabwe’s Crisis of 2006–2007

  6. Analysis and the Future

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 283-283

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      Chapter

      Pages 285-295

      Power, Politics and Remote Sensing

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      Chapter

      Pages 297-309

      The Future of FEWS NET

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 311-313