Saturday, July 07, 2007

The Desertification of the Southwest

Death Valley National Park recorded a high temperature at Furnace Creek of 127ºF this week: the highest temperature in recorded history.

ABC News: Scientists Say Southwest to Sizzle for 90 Years
Droughts as far back as the medieval period have devastated populations across the United States. During the medieval period, a series of megadroughts of multi-decadal length struck the West and one of these, at the end of the 13th century, has been linked to the demise of the Anasazi culture.

2 comments:

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