Mongolia's nomadic weather readers
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Vernooy R, Ykhanbai H, Tsogt J. 2013. Mongolia's nomadic weather readers. Resilience, March 14, 2013
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2010 was a rough year on the Mongolian steppe for the country’s herders. That year, an extremely cold winter struck, known locally as a dzud, wiping out 9 million animals, or 20 percent of the national herd in a country where livestock continues to be central to herders’ livelihoods and play a vital role in the national economy.