Megadroughts Projected for American West

  • Released Thursday, February 12, 2015
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NASA scientists used tree rings to understand past droughts and climate models incorporating soil moisture data to estimate future drought risk in the 21st century. To download HD versions of the data visualizations in this video, visit: SVS entry #4270


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This page was originally published on Thursday, February 12, 2015.
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  • Megadroughts Projected for American West (ID: 2015022)
    Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 5:00AM
    Produced by - James Collier (NASA)

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