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Other

Description:

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.

Subjects:

  • Science > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
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  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Soil science,NSDL,20th Century,Erosion and weathering,Space sciences,Physical sciences,Social Sciences,Space Science,Rainfall,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20070206162119090T,Environmental science,Atmospheric science,Drought,Astronomy,Science,Meteorology,NSDL_SetSpec_2802835,Runoff,Chemistry,Physics,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,High School,Geoscience,Earth science

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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