Australia and the United States face very similar challenges in dealing with drought. Both countries cover a range of biophysical conditions, both are federations that provide considerable responsibility to state governments for water and land management, and both face the challenges in balancing rural industry and urban development, especially in

chapter 1|16 pages

- Science, Policy, and Wicked Problems

ByLinda Courtenay Botterill, Geoff Cockfield

chapter 2|12 pages

- Risk, Expertise, and Drought Management

ByGeoff Cockfield

chapter 4|26 pages

- Drought, Climate Change, Farming, and Science: The Interaction of Four Privileged Topics

ByPeter Hayman, Lauren Rickards

chapter 5|16 pages

- Scientists and Drought Policy: A US Insider’s Perspective

ByGene Whitney

chapter 6|18 pages

- Institutionalising the Science–Policy Interface in Australia

ByJohn Kerin, Linda Courtenay Botterill

chapter 7|12 pages

- Scientific Research in the Drought Policy Process

ByRoger Stone, Geoff Cockfield

chapter 8|22 pages

- Reflections on Evidence-to-Policy Processes

ByDaniela Stehlik

chapter 9|12 pages

- The Promise and Challenge of Evidence-Based Policy Making

ByLinda Courtenay Botterill

chapter 10|20 pages

- Developing Early Warning and Drought Risk Reduction Strategies

ByChad A. McNutt, Michael J. Hayes, Lisa S. Darby, James P. Verdin, Roger S. Pulwarty

chapter 11|14 pages

- Ranchers in the United States, Scientific Information, and Drought Risk

ByCody L. Knutson, Tonya R. Haigh

chapter 12|12 pages

- Drought Science and Policy: The Perspectives of Australian Farmers

ByGeoff Cockfield

chapter 13|6 pages

- Drought, Risk Management, and Policy: Lessons from the Drought Science–Policy Interface

ByLinda Courtenay Botterill, Geoff Cockfield