PDSI

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AcronymDefinition
PDSIPalmer Drought Severity Index
PDSIPinnacle Data Systems Inc (Columbus, Ohio)
PDSIPetascale Data Storage Institute (Carnegie Mellon University; Pittsburgh, PA)
PDSIPrincipal Decision Systems International (Irvine, CA)
PDSIProject Development Services, Inc. (Atlanta, GA)
PDSIPersonnel Development Skill Identifier (US Army)
PDSIProject Development Skill Identifier
PDSIPrimeworld Digital Systems Inc. (Smart Communications Inc.; Philippines)
PDSIPhysical Disabilities & Sensory Impairment
PDSIPalladium Silicide
PDSIPortland Downtown Services, Inc. (Oregon)
PDSIPhelps Dodge Sierrita, Inc. (Green Valley, AZ)
PDSIProfessional Development Skill Identifier
PDSIPersonal Density Scanning Imager (diagnostic radiology)
PDSIProfessional Development for School Improvement (teacher training)
PDSIProject Design Services, Inc. (various locations)
PDSIParkinson's Disease Symptom Inventory (quality of life study)
PDSIProved Developed Shut In (hydrocarbon reserves)
PDSIProfessional Defense Solutions International (The Woodlands, TX)
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Hayes, 2004: A self-calibrating Palmer drought severity index. J.
The Palmer Drought Severity Index (PDSI) measures "the duration and intensity of the long-term drought-inducing circulation patterns.
Palmer Drought Severity Index was positively, significantly correlated with ring width index prior to lake construction during the month of Jul.
** Palmer Drought Severity Index, a measure for long-term drought severity.
It is relatively simple to calculate, and requires less data and fewer assumptions th an the Palmer Drought Severity Index (Smith et al.
PDSI value of the Palmer Drought Severity Index (2)
For many decades, the standard measure of drought has been the Palmer Drought Severity Index (PDSI).
The National Climatic Data Center calculates monthly values of the Palmer Drought Severity Index (PDSI) for the Texas High Plains, which includes the Texas portion of the Southern High Plains and the remaining portion of the Texas "Panhandle." The monthly data were averaged to develop an annual PDSI value for the region.
[62] discovered that a little change in global drought for the period of 1948-2008 based on the Palmer drought severity index. Further, the presented results demonstrated a significant drought trend in autumn for the three drought indices, which are consistent with Li et al.
They were then asked to assess their drought early warning utility through comparison with the USDM, Palmer Drought Severity Index, Palmer Z-Index, Standardized Precipitation Index (SPI), and soil moisture anomalies from the North American Land Data Assimilation System.
About 25% (22-28%) of the variability in blue crab abundance was explained by a north-south wind momentum in concert with either salinity, precipitation, or the Palmer drought severity index, or by a combination of the NAO and precipitation.
Modeled WTD was lowest in 1989 and 1990, matching a period of drought in Vero Beach (based on Palmer Drought Severity Index records, data not shown).