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Drought

Buzzwords

Drought = A prolonged period of abnormally low rainfall

Questions

  • How will we know when the drought is over?

Elsewhere on the Web
drought.gov/drought
droughtmonitor.unl.edu

Recommended Listening
Red Marauder – A history of drought in Australia – Europeans have been living in Australia for over 200 years, and it has taken us that long to realise that drought isn’t an aberration, but rather a recurring part of life on this continent. So why did it take us so long to understand the Australian landscape and its weather patterns?

Twitter
@DroughtGov

Headlines
Supercharged by climate change, ‘megadrought’ points to drier future in the West – AZ Central
http://www.abc.net.au/news/interactives/your-say-living-through-drought
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/09/15914-Sierra-California-snowpack-mountains-drought-centuries
http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/may/16/california-drought-shaming-takes-on-a-class-conscious-edge

Nevada Drought Summit
http://www.reviewjournal.com/news/water-environment/tweaks-nevada-water-law-pitched-drought-summit
http://nvleg.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?event_id=5220
https://twitter.com/SNWA_H2O/status/646709358626140160

Embedded Tweets
https://twitter.com/earthinstitute/status/1270385667227422726
https://twitter.com/abcbrisbane/status/1227308004221083649
https://twitter.com/NOAANCEIclimate/status/745991973144768516
https://twitter.com/ThisIsReno/status/650856322859073536

Photos
Let's Watch Every Drop

Wikipedia
Drought

Planeta.com

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