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CLIMATE INDICATORS

Climatological analysis performed at different scales puts in evidence several signals of climatic variability and their impact on agriculture. There are basic indicators and complex indicators. Basic indicators are those directly derived from climatic data, while complex indicators are derived by crossing basic indicators among themselves or with other data such as agricultural, socio-economic, soil degradation, etc.

Climate monitoring
Weather forecasts provide information about the weather expected over the next few days. <more>
 
Climate risk
The basic concepts concerning climate risk and vulnerability applied to agricultural production are discussed here. <more>
 
El Niño Southern Oscillation
El Niño is a local warming of surface waters which takes place in the entire equatorial zone of the central and eastern Pacific Ocean off the Peruvian coast and which affects the atmospheric circulation world-wide.<more>
 
Health aspects
Side-effects of environmental change that can impact upon health and well-being, include hygro-thermal stress and increased levels of air pollution, the modification of natural ecosystems that may have repercussions on agricultural production and hydrology. <more>
 
Rainfall Variability
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Methods and tools
Related links and publications <more>
 
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