Study: Future Droughts Will Be Shockers

Increasingly dry conditions across much of the globe — including the U.S. — are likely over the next 30 years, a new study predicts.

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    01/25/2015 - 10:37 am | View Link
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    01/24/2015 - 6:25 am | View Link
  • Long summers ahead - The News International
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    01/23/2015 - 1:50 pm | View Link
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    01/26/2015 - 3:11 am | View Link
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    01/23/2015 - 6:17 am | View Link
  • College Catastrophic Flooding Is Mitigated by Biodiversity, Says New Study Led by Bard College Biology Professor
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    01/23/2015 - 4:27 am | View Link
  • Nasa satellite in critical soil study
    “Assessing future changes in regional water availability is perhaps ... lower soil moisture and so help provide critical input into early warning systems about droughts. Its high-resolution observations would improve flood warnings by providing ...
    01/19/2015 - 7:54 pm | View Link
  • Study focuses on droughts and climate change in Sierra and beyond
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  • California Drought Worst in 1,200 Years: Study | Common ...
    The last three years of drought in California were the worst that the state has experienced in 1,200 years, a study published Thursday by Geophysical Research Letters ...
    01/26/2015 - 11:27 am | View Website
  • NASA Study Finds 1934 Had Worst Drought of Last Thousand ...
    A new study using a reconstruction of North American drought history over the last 1,000 years found that the drought of 1934 was the driest and most ...
    01/25/2015 - 3:32 pm | View Website
  • Aussie Droughts “Far From Exceptional” – Ice Core ...
    And it seems to me that a good source of evidence for past drought in Australia is the existence of many species that have adapted to drought conditions.
    01/25/2015 - 2:56 pm | View Website
  • NOAA Study on California Drought Focuses on Rain, Report ...
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    12/8/2014 - 5:12 pm | View Website
  • Researchers offer new insights into predicting future
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    12/8/2014 - 1:30 pm | View Website
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