The 12-year average temporal correlation between remote-sensing and precipitation-based drought indicators [Acronyms: USDM (U.S. Drought Monitor), ETI (Evapotranspiration Index), VHI (Vegetation Health
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Christopher Hain is the Task Leader on several CICS-MD tasks involving the use of thermal-infrared (TIR) data from GOES and vegetation information from MODIS in the ALEXI model to calculate daily maps of the Evaporative Stress Index (ESI). He just had an article published last month and three more this month:
(Christopher Hain, email@example.com, 301-683-3577).