Determine the Dry Seasons to Some Selected Sites in Iraq Using (GIS)

Asraa Khtan, Zainab Hassan Jasim


Meteorological drought has been calculated for selected stations in Iraq (Baghdad, Nasiriyah, Mosul, Najaf, wet, Basra, Diwaniyah, Ramadi, Samawah, Hilla) for the period (1980-2013) using the percentage of natural rain (PN) which widely used, but used for the first time in Iraq. It is a good way to determine the drought area.. Through the account (PN) show  Samawa station recorded the most number of seasons of drought (22), while the Baghdad station recorded the lowest seasons (15), drought was variable from moderately  to severely. Identifying the location and quantity of the drought through the use of geographic information systems GIS).

Keywords: Drought for Iraq, Rain, Meteorological Drought and (GIS).

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