Local Perception of Drought Impacts in a Changing Climate: The Mega-Drought in Central Chile
AbstractDroughts are a recurrent and complex natural hazard whose frequency and magnitude are expected to increase with climate change. Despite the advances in responding and adapting to droughts (with the development of new policies, for example), droughts continue to cause serious impacts and suffering. Developing well-targeted public policies requires further research on adaptation. Specifically, understanding the public perception of drought can help to identify drivers of and barriers to adaptation and options. This research seeks to understand the public perception of drought in central Chile in order to inform adaptation-related policies and decision-making processes. This study focused on the Mega-drought, which was a protracted dry spell afflicting central Chile since 2010. View Full-Text
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Aldunce, P.; Araya, D.; Sapiain, R.; Ramos, I.; Lillo, G.; Urquiza, A.; Garreaud, R. Local Perception of Drought Impacts in a Changing Climate: The Mega-Drought in Central Chile. Sustainability 2017, 9, 2053.
Aldunce P, Araya D, Sapiain R, Ramos I, Lillo G, Urquiza A, Garreaud R. Local Perception of Drought Impacts in a Changing Climate: The Mega-Drought in Central Chile. Sustainability. 2017; 9(11):2053.Chicago/Turabian Style
Aldunce, Paulina; Araya, Dámare; Sapiain, Rodolfo; Ramos, Issa; Lillo, Gloria; Urquiza, Anahí; Garreaud, René. 2017. "Local Perception of Drought Impacts in a Changing Climate: The Mega-Drought in Central Chile." Sustainability 9, no. 11: 2053.
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