Thursday, February 6, 2014

The California Drought, As Seen From Space No snow, no water. (PHOTOS)

From National Journal:

What's missing in the photo on the right? Snow. And perhaps a bit of greenery.

NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released that photo to illustrate what a year of drought conditions (which have intensified recently) have wrought on the landscape. The amount of snow in California's Sierra region is between 4 percent and 22 percent of normal. And a change that drastic is easily seen from space.  See the photos here:

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