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Earth Institute Research Projects

East Africa Drought and Agricultural Productivity Assessment and Prediction System

Lead PI: Amor Valeriano M. Ines

Unit Affiliation: International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI)

December 2012 - September 2013
Inactive
Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: IRI will loosely couple DSSAT model with the hydrological model and combine it with climate change forecast models to create a drought information and crop productivity system. The system's resolution and coverage will be improved or expanded respectively over the duration of the project.

SPONSOR:

Jet Propulsion Lab, California Institute of Technology

ORIGINATING SPONSOR:

National Aeronautics & Space Administration

FUNDED AMOUNT:

$117,862

EXTERNAL COLLABORATORS:

Jet Propulsion Lab, California Institute of Technology

WEBSITE:

http://catalogue.servirglobal.net/Product?product_id=6

KEYWORDS

decision support system for agrotechnology transfer agriculture climate and society prediction hydrology models decision making servir

THEMES

Modeling and Adapting to Future Climate