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North American Drought: A Paleo Perspective - 20th Century Drought

North American Drought: A Paleo Perspective - 20th Century Drought

This site provides background information on the effects of the Dust Bowl in the 1930s, the 1950s drought, and the 1987-1989 drought in the Great Plains of the American Midwest. It features discussions of the extent of each drought and the economic damage incurred, using text, photographs and graphic illustrations. A link to a discussion of the Palmer Drought Severity Index is included....

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