13 Sep '17, 2pm

Drought Recovery Taking Longer

As global temperatures continue to rise , the prevailing wisdom in the climate science community is that droughts will grow more frequent and more extreme in the 21st century. Though temperatures were already rising in the 20th century, the global trend in drought length and severity was ambiguous, with no clear pattern. However, the impacts of droughts was less ambiguous, particularly in recent decades. In a study published in August 2017 in the journal Nature , researchers from 17 institutions found that more of Earth’s land surface is now being affected by drought and ecosystems are taking longer to recover from dry spells. Recovery is particularly worse in the tropics and at high latitudes, two areas that are already pretty vulnerable to global change. The map above is based on data from that study, which was led by Christopher Schwalm of Woods Hole Research Center. It...

Full article: https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=90787&...

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