In Los Angeles, replacing lawns with native plants that need less water could lead to hotter days and cooler nights.
Cave formations offer highly resolved paleoclimate data that scientists plan to use to reconstruct California's ancient patterns of drought.
New research shows that the Sierra Nevada snowpack will likely not recover from the current drought until 2019.
The NORINDIA project sheds light on how climate change could affect monsoons, droughts, and glaciers in northern India.
Australia is a continent of extremes, and researchers find that some ecosystems are better equipped than others to deal with the country's characteristic extreme climatic variation.
Scientists reconstruct the paleohydrology of Tulare Lake to unravel the region's long-term drought history.
NASA satellite data and models provide information for mapping fire risks nationwide, giving agencies tools for fire response, say scientists at the AGU Fall Meeting.
Real-time research informs real-time decision-making for addressing the California drought.
Drought conditions dictate whether atmospherically deposited sulfate stays locked in a peatland or is mobilized to stimulate the bacterial methylation of mercury.
The rise in global temperatures has amplified naturally occurring drought conditions in California and has increased the chance of severe droughts in the future.