An Operational Site-specific Early Warning of Weather Hazards for Farmers and Extension Workers in a Mountainous Watershed

산간집수역의 농민과 농촌지도사를 위한 농업기상재해 조기경보 현업서비스

Shin, Yong Soon;Park, Joo Hyun;Kim, Seong Ki;Kang, Wee Soo;Shim, Kyo Moon;Park, Eun Woo

  • Received : 2015.09.15
  • Accepted : 2015.11.04
  • Published : 2015.12.30


To improve the practicality of 'Early warning service about agrometeorological weather hazards' and operation efficiency to deliver site-specific about a lot of land unit possibility of weather hazard occurrence with the suitable counterplan to farmer, site-specific early warning service system that was built at the National Academy of Agricultural Science in Korea passed some of the error supplementation and service's stabilization stage during operation period for trial services from October 2014 to March 2015. Field service system covered about 470 volunteered farmer and 950 lots in Seomjin river downstream areas (part of Gwangyang-si, Hadong-gun, Gurye-gun). This system (Two track system) consists of early warning system (a lot of land unit) to inform farmer by individual text message and dispersal prior alert system that can see the jurisdiction's situation of local government. Individual text message about Seomjin river downstream that is our first study area was launched since $2^{nd}$ March 2015, and online site ( started business since April 2015. Service offers currently information of farm weather, farm weather hazard, nationwide weather risk and special weather alert, also our system will consistently expand the service target area and contents and improve the service quality until 2017 when our study finished. To prevent crops damage that was caused by crisis situation like farm weather and weather damage offer prior alert about agrometeorological weather harzard to volunteered farmer, thereby our study expects to help the reduction of farm's damage caused by weather derivatives.


Agrometeorological early warning service;Weather hazards;Mountainous watershed;Farm weather;Farm weather risk


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Grant : 기상이변 대응 농업기상재해 조기경보서비스 체계 구축

Supported by : 농촌진흥청