Examining the extreme 2017 spring drought event in South Korea using a suite of drought indices (SPI, SC-PDSI, SPEI, EDI)

Won-Ho Nam1, Michael J. Hayes2, Mark D. Svoboda3, Brian Fuchs3, Tsegaye Tadesse3, Donald A Wilhite4, Eun-Mi Hong5 and Taegon Kim6, (1)Hankyong National University, Department of Bioresources and Rural Systems Engineering, Anseong, South Korea, (2)University of Nebraska-Lincoln, School of Natural Resources, Lincoln, NE, United States, (3)National Drought Mitigation Center, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, United States, (4)University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, United States, (5)USDA-ARS Environmental Microbial & Food Safety Laboratory, Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, Beltsville, MD, United States, (6)University of Minnesota Twin Cities, Institute on the Environment, Minneapolis, MN, United States