• Miloš Gregor
Part of the Springer Theses book series (Springer Theses)


The term “drought” has nowadays a large number of definitions and it is seen from different perspectives. Drought generally starts with a lack of rainfall. Its symptoms significantly affect the intensity of evapotranspiration. It affects the air and soil moisture, runoff characteristics of the surface- and groundwater. Definitions of drought we know relatively numerous, due to its temporal and spatial variability, as well as due to different ways of perception with regard to the purposes for which it is defined. The definitions of drought, which are used in practice, determine the start, end and eventually the intensity of the impacts on various assessed fields.


Water Quality Groundwater Level Water Quality Monitoring Water Quality Assessment Meteorological Drought 
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