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Drought

A Mid-winter Drought in Australia
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A Mid-winter Drought in Australia

Eastern Australia has been hit particularly hard by drought, taking a toll on the region’s soil moisture and agriculture.

Published Aug 10, 2018

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Fire Season in Florida
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Fire Season in Florida

With drought affecting the southern part of the state, authorities are expecting an active fire season.

Published Mar 29, 2018

Drought Fires

Southern Lights near the Great Australian Bight
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Southern Lights near the Great Australian Bight

Auroras show out atmosphere’s connection to the heliosphere—the solar system-wide atmosphere of the Sun.

Published Oct 2, 2017

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Sierra Nevada Snowpack Remains Abundant as Summer Begins
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Sierra Nevada Snowpack Remains Abundant as Summer Begins

Thanks to a series of drought-busting storms, the mountain range has unusually thick and extensive snow cover this year.

Published Jun 15, 2017

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Abundant Snowpack Blankets the Sierra Nevada
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Abundant Snowpack Blankets the Sierra Nevada

The water stored as snow in the 400-mile long range is now 185 percent of normal for the beginning of March.

Published Mar 3, 2017

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