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Assessing Drought in the United States
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This short animation from the Community Collaborative Rain Hail and Snow Network shows how decision makers use a variety of data and in-person reports to assess the drought conditions across the United States.
Parched Earth
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When drought occurs, water supplies for agriculture, industry, and personal use decrease, and people need to find ways to cope with the shortage or leave the area. This series of lesson plans teaches students about the science of droughts.
Farmer holding dry soil
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This NASA video segment highlights the impact of drought on a global scale. Viewers learn that during a drought the risk of fire increases. Fire produces soot and ash that travel across continents via the trade winds.
Exploring the Environment: Drought Problem
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This problem-based learning module takes students through a real-world scenario drought in Texas and has them use satellite images and other actual data to answer questions about how Texas and other states should respond to the situation.
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A visualization of data about California's drought, one of the most severe droughts on record.
GPM: Too Much, Too Little
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Researchers need accurate and timely rainfall information to better understand and model where and when severe floods, frequent landslides and devastating droughts may occur, and GPM’s global rainfall data will help provide that information.
World Droughts From 2005 to 2009 Versus Where Crops are Grown
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Using data from various satellites, these images show maps of the location of world droughts compared to where crops are grown.
Dr. Dalia Kirschbaum
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Interview with Dr. Dalia Kirschbaum, research physical scientist and GPM Applications Scientist at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.
Water droplets
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In this promotional video NASA scientists discuss why it is so important to study and track Earth's freshwater resources, and explain the purpose of the Global Precipitation Measurement mission.
Precious Freshness
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Humans need freshwater for many purposes, but it's not evenly distributed across our planet, which can create challenges for many communities.

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