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Drought in Arizona

Donald Steila

Drought in Arizona

a drought identification methodology and analysis

by Donald Steila

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Published by Division of Economic and Business Research, University of Arizona in Tucson .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Arizona.
    • Subjects:
    • Droughts -- Arizona.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. B1-B4.

      StatementDonald Steila.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQC929.D8 S8
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 65 p., p. A2-A26, B1-B4 :
      Number of Pages65
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5395400M
      LC Control Number72619591

      Keeping an Eye on Drought: Satellite-based Drought Monitoring and Assessment. Enter DroughtView. How to Use DroughtView; What is Drought? Understand the. Drought is thought by some to have caused migrations of early humans. In India and China drought has periodically brought widespread privation and death. In lack of rainfall devastated the Great Plains of the United States; called the Dust Bowl, its area spread .

      The dictionary defines drought as “a period of dry weather” or “an extended shortage (1).” Drought has always been difficult to define because it varies based on location and associated impacts to the human and natural environment (2). In all cases, drought is temporary in nature, tends to be cyclical and results in an abnormal extended.   Arizona is bone dry, desiccated by the worst drought ever seen in the state's year long observational record. The Grand Canyon State has been in drought conditions for a decade, and Author: Colin Schultz.

      Arizona needs to finalize an internal drought deal so it can enter an agreement with the other six Colorado River Basin states. The deal, called the Drought Contingency Plan, will help keep Lake Mead from falling to disastrously low levels. Lake Mead, the lower basin’s main reservoir, is 38 percent full. Arid and semi-arid lands, such as those in Arizona, occupy more than 40% of the Earth’s land surface. These landscapes contain forests, grasslands, agricultural, and built environments that may be affected by increased temperature and prolonged drought.


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