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Influence of extreme weather disasters on global crop production
Description: Liu professor Navin Ramankutty’s new study reveals the real impact of extreme weather on crop production.
Date: 07 January 2016
Author: Corey Lesk, Pedram Rowhani, Navin Ramankutty
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Navin Ramankutty, Professor, Global Food Security and Sustainability, Liu Institute for Global Issues and Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability and Canada Research Chair in Global Environment and Food Security at UBC, is senior author in a new study that reveals how much crop production is lost due to extreme weather events like drought. The study, entitled “Influence of extreme weather disasters on global crop production” which was published in Nature, finds that the impact of weather disasters was greatest in North America, Europe and Australasia. Learn more in the UBC news release.

Read the full study on Nature's website.

 

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