Research

The Climate Hazards Center regularly generates research in the forms of publications, reports, and blog posts. Such research covers a broad scope of climate-related topics that highlight the specialized expertise of CHC team members. 

 

 

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Publications

Bakhtsiyarava, Maryia, Kathryn Grace, Raphael J. Nawrotzki. Climate, Birth Weight, and Agricultural Livelihoods in Kenya and Mali.” American Journal of Public Health. DOI 10.2105/AJPH.2017.304128.

Grace, Kathryn, Veronique Hertrich, Djeneba Singare, Greg Husak. “Examining rural Sahelian out-migration in the context of climate change: An analysis of the linkages between rainfall and out-migration in two Malian villages from 1981 to 2009.” Word Development. DOI 10.1016/j.worlddev.2018.04.009.

Neigh, Christopher S.R., Mark L. Carroll, Margaret R. Wooten, Jessica L. McCarty, Bristol F. Powell, Gregory J. Husak, Markus Enenkel, Christopher R. Hain. “Smallholder crop area mapped with wall-to-wall WorldView sub-meter panchromatic image texture: A test case for Tigray, Ethiopia.” Remote Sensing of Environment. DOI 10.1016/j.rse.2018.04.025.

Fink, Andreas H., Chris Funk, Sharon E. Nicholson. “Rainfall over the African continent from the 19th through the 21st century.” Global and Planetary Change. DOI 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2017.12.014. 2018.

Fink, Andreas H., Chris Funk, Sharon E. Nicholson. “Assessing recovery and change in West Africa’s rainfall regime from a 161-year record.” International Journal of Climatology. DOI 10.1002/joc.5530. 2018.

Davenport, Frank, Chris Funk, Gideon Galu. “How will East African maize yields respond to climate change and can agricultural development mitigate this response?” Climate Change. DOI 10.1007/s10584-018-2149-7. 2018.

Past Publications

Other Reports, Contributions, and Releases

Funk, Chris, Jim Rowland, Alkhalil Adoum, Gary Eilerts, Libby White. “A Climate Trend Analysis of Mali. USGS Fact Sheet: 2012-3105, 2012.

Funk, Chris, Jim Rowland, Gary Eilerts, Alkhalil Adoum, Libby White. “A Climate Trend Analysis of Burkina Faso. USGS Fact Sheet: 2012-3084, 2012.

Funk, Chris, Jim Rowland, Gary Eilerts, Alkhalil Adoum, Libby White. “A Climate Trend Analysis of Niger. USGS Fact Sheet: 2012-3080, 2012.

Funk, Chris, Jim Rowland, Alkhalil Adoum, Gary Eilerts, Libby White. “A Climate Trend Analysis of Chad. USGS Fact Sheet: 2012-3070, 2012.

Funk, Chris, Jim Rowland, Gary Eilerts, Libby White. “A Climate Trend Analysis of Uganda. USGS Fact Sheet: 2012-3062, 2012.

Funk, Chris, Jim Rowland, Gary Eilerts, Emebet Kebebe, Nigist Biru, Libby White, Gideon Galu. “A Climate Trend Analysis of Ethiopia. USGS Fact Sheet: 2012-3053, 2012.

Funk, Chris, Gary Eilerts, James Verdin, Jim Rowland, Michael Marshall. “A Climate Trend Analysis of Sudan. USGS Fact Sheet 2011-3072, 6 p. 2011.

Past Reports