NASA: Declining Per Capita Agricultural Production and Climate Change Threatens Food Security in 2030
Entry ID: NASA_AgriculturalProductionClimateChange2030

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Abstract: Per capita agricultural production is likely to continue to decline due to population expansion, lack of investment and threats to rainfall due to climate change.

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Figure 1: These panels describe our hybrid dynamic-statistical precipitation reformulations for eastern and southern Africa. These reformulations are based on 21st century projections of central Indian ... View entire text
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  N: 20.0   S: -70.0   E: 70.0   W: -10.0
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Molly E. Brown
Dataset Title: Declining Per Capita Agricultural Production and Climate Change Threatens Food Security in 2030
Dataset Release Date: 2009-07
Dataset Publisher: NASA
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1961-01-01
Stop Date: 2007-12-31

Start Date: 2000-01-01
Stop Date: 2030-12-31
Data Center
Biospheric Sciences Branch, Hydrospheric and Biospheric Sciences Laboratory, Earth Sciences Division, Science and Exploration Directorate, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: 301-614-6616
Email: molly.e.brown at
Contact Address:
Code 614.4
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
C. Funk and M.E. Brown (2009) Declining Global per Capital Agricultural Capacity and Warming Oceans Threaten Food Security, Food Security Journal doi: 10.1007/s12571-009-0026-y
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2010-12-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-12-09
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