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Megadroughts Projected for American West

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  



Jefferson Beck (USRA): Lead Producer
Ben Cook (NASA GSFC): Scientist
Greg Shirah (NASA/GSFC): Lead Animator
Cheng Zhang (USRA): Lead Animator
Adam Shanker (Best Shot Video): Lead Videographer
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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center

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Coupled Model Intercomparison Project Phase 5
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