Wednesday, October 22, 2014

National Drought Mitigation Center

Drought Basics

Defining Drought

Drought is a normal, recurrent feature of climate. It occurs almost everywhere, although its features vary from region to region, and defining it can be difficult.

The Dust Bowl

A dust storm approaching Rolla, KansasA dust storm approaching Rolla, Kansas, May 6, 1935. (Image: Franklin D. Roosevelt Library Digital Archives)

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