West America Is Threatened By Super-Droughts After 2050

February 16, 2015 4:13 AM

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West America is threatened by super-droughts spanning over long periods of time, starting with 2050, as per recent expert reports. The most recent projection regarding Southwest and Great Plains, distributed online in the new diary Science Advances, is very different from other late forecasts that report more instability about future dry spells, as indicated by the study authors.

The scientists relied on historic tree ring information and three dry season measures to establish that there is at least an 80% possibility of a 35-year-long dry spell taking place before this century is over.

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