version 1.5. (73a)
(.exe file - 2.8 MB)
released: July 12, 2014

Installation note: In case you get an error ["Run time error 339: Component "MSCOMCTX.OCX" or one of its dependencies not correctly registered..."] when you try to launch the software, run again the installation as administrator (right click > "Run as administrator").

Getting Started Guide
version 1.5
(.pdf file - 611KB)
released: April 2013

Data Files - Templates
(.zip file - 11KB)
released: March 2007

Tigkas D., Vangelis H., Tsakiris G., 2017. An Enhanced Effective Reconnaissance Drought Index for the Characterisation of Agricultural Drought. Environmental Processes, 4(suppl 1): 137–148, doi: 10.1007/s40710-017-0219-x
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Kopsiaftis G., Tigkas D., Christelis V., Vangelis H., 2017. Assessment of drought impacts on semi-arid coastal aquifers of the Mediterranean. Journal of Arid Environments, 137: 7-15, doi: 10.1007/s40710-014-0052-4
Tigkas D., Vangelis H., Tsakiris G., 2016. Introducing a modified Reconnaissance Drought Index (RDIe) incorporating effective precipitation. Procedia Engineering, 162: 332-339, doi: 10.1016/j.proeng.2016.11.072
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Tigkas D., Tsakiris G., 2015. Early Estimation of Drought Impacts on Rainfed Wheat Yield in Mediterranean Climate. Environmental Processes, 2(1):97-114, doi: 10.1007/s40710-014-0052-4
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Tigkas D., Vangelis H., Tsakiris G., 2013. The RDI as a composite climatic index. European Water, 41:17-22
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Tigkas D., Vangelis H., Tsakiris G., 2013. The Drought Indices Calculator (DrinC). In proceedings of 8th International EWRA conference "Water Resources Management in an Interdisciplinary and Changing Context", R. Maia et al. (eds.). Porto, Portugal, 26-29 June 2013. p.1333-1342.
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Vangelis H., Tigkas D., Tsakiris G., 2013. The effect of PET method on Reconnaissance Drought Index (RDI) calculation. Journal of Arid Environments, 88: 130-140
Tigkas D., Vangelis H., Tsakiris G., 2012. Drought and climatic change impact on streamflow in small watersheds. Science of the Total Environment, 440: 33-41
Nalbantis, I., Tsakiris, G., 2009. Assessment of Hydrological Drought Revisited. Water Resources Management, 23(5):881-897
Tigkas D., 2008. Drought Characterisation and Monitoring in Regions of Greece. European Water, 23/24:29-39
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Nalbantis I., 2008. Evaluation of a Hydrological Drought Index. European Water, 23/24:67-77
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Tsakiris G., Pangalou D., Vangelis H., 2007. Regional drought assessment based on the Reconnaissance Drought Index (RDI). Water Resources Management 21:821-833
Tsakiris G., Vangelis H., 2005. Establishing a Drought Index Incorporating Evapotranspiration. European Water, 9/10: 3-11
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