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Valuing watershed services: concepts and empirics from southeast Asia
Pattanayak, S. K.
Few empirical studies have rigorously analyzed the downstream economic benefits of watershed protection to generate economic values of watershed services. By developing a conceptua...
Evolution of irrigation in South and Southeast Asia. Colombo, Sri Lanka: Comprehensive Assessment Secretariat
Barker, R.Molle, F.
Policy responses to complex environmental problems: insights from a science–policy activity on transboundary haze from vegetation ?res in Southeast Asia
Murdiyarso, D.Lebel, L.Gintings, A. N.Tampubolon, S.M.H.Heil, A.Wasson, M.
Transboundary pollution from vegetation ?res is a recurrent and highly politicised environmental problem in Southeast Asia. This paper is a critical synthesis of the policy respons...
Rainfall Amount, Intensity, Duration, and Frequency Relationships in the Mae Chaem Watershed in Southeast Asia
Dairaku, K.Emori, S.Oki, T.
A dense tipping-bucket rain gauge network was established in the Mae Chaem watershed in the mountains of northwestern Thailand as part of the Global Energy and Water Cycle Experime...
Spatial information technology in flood early warning systems: an overview of theory, application and latest developments in Malaysia
Billa, L.Mansor, S.Rodzi Mahmud, A.
Malaysia experiences a major flood event every three years due to the adverse effects of two monsoon seasons a year. Floods have thus become the most significant natural disaster i...
The Mekong river system. RAP publication
Van Zalinge, N.Degen, P.Pongsri, C.Nuov, S.Jensen, J. G.Nguyen, V. H.
The Mekong is the longest river in southeast Asia. From its source on the Tibetan plateau it runs for 4,800 km through China, Myanmar, Lao PDR, Thailand, Cambodia and Viet Nam to t...
Tropical drought regions in global warming and El Niño teleconnections
Neelin, J. D.Chou, C.Su, H.
Climate model global warming simulations predict large regional changes in tropical rainfall, including regions of drought. Qualitatively similar changes occur during El Niño inte...
The extratropical transition of tropical cyclones: forecast challenges, current understanding, and future directions
Jones, S. C.Harrb, P. A.Abrahamc, J.Bosartd, L. F.Bowyere, P. J.J. L. EvansD. E.Hanley
A significant number of tropical cyclones move into the midlatitudes and transform into extratropical cyclones. This process is generally referred to as extratropical transition (E...
Constructing Vulnerability: The Historical, Natural and Social Generation of Flooding in Metropolitan Manila
Flooding is not a recent hazard in the Philippines but one that has occurred throughout the recorded history of the archipelago. On the one hand, it is related to a wider global ec...
El Niño or El Peso? Crisis, Poverty and Income Distribution in the Philippines
Datt, G.H. Hoogeveen
Using household survey data for 1998, this paper assesses the distributional impact of the recent economic crisis in the Philippines. The results suggest that the impact of the cri...
Climate-Driven Increases in Global Terrestrial Net Primary Production from 1982 to 1999
Nemani, R. R.Keeling, C. D.Hashimoto, H.Jolly, W. M.Piper, S. C.Tucker, C. J.Myneni, R. B.Running, S. W.
Recent climatic changes have enhanced plant growth in northern mid-latitudes and high latitudes. However, a comprehensive analysis of the impact of global climatic changes on veget...
Flood risk mapping for Pari River incorporating sediment transport
Sinnakaudan, S. K.Ab Ghani, A.Ahmad, M. S. S.Zakaria, N. A.
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are an efficient and interactive spatial decision support tool for flood risk analysis. This paper describes the development of ArcView GIS ext...
Rainfall evaluation for the paddy cropping schedule in Lower Myanmar
Maung, M. N.Satoh, M.Fujiki, T.
In the Ngamoeyeik Irrigation Project Area outside of Yangon City in Lower Myanmar, rainy season paddy cultivation has traditionally been performed from the seedling period in june ...
The perfect ocean for drought
Hoerling, M.Kumar, A.
The 1998–2002 droughts spanning the United States, southern Europe, and Southwest Asia were linked through a common oceanic influence. Cold sea surface temperatures (SSTs) in the...