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Water scarcity conditions are expressed in this study by means of the Water Crowding Index (WCI), i.e. the annual water availability per capita (Falkenmark, 1986; 2013). Due to its ease in use and its simplicity in understanding, the WCI consists among the most often used indicators in water scarcity assessments, see for example: Falkenmark, 2013; Hoekstra et al., 2012; Kiguchi et al., 2014; Kummu et al., 2014; Oki & Kanae, 2006; Schewe et al. 2014, Veldkamp et al., 2015a, 2015b; Voros...
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- Oct. 1, 2015, 2:44 p.m.
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- Drought , IVM , ThinkHazard! , THOR , Veldkamp , Water Crowding Index
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- There Are No Plans To Update The Data
- Use of this data must reference: Veldkamp, T.I.E, Wada, Y., Aerts, J.C.J.H., Ward, P.J. (in prep) Using probabilistic methods in water scarcity assessments: A first step towards a water scarcity risk assessment framework.
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- grid data is used to represent geographic data