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All about <b>Drought</b> - redOrbit
A new study from NASA and the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory has revealed that the drought of 1934 was not only the worst of the Dust Bowl, but the worst ...
All about <b>Droughts</b> - redOrbit
As California finally experienced the arrival of a rain-bearing Pineapple Express last week, two climate scientists have shown that the drought of 2012-2014 has ...
Tree Rings Reveal A History Of <b>Drought</b> In Utah - Science News <b>...</b>
May 2, 2014 ... New research on tree rings in Utah has revealed that some droughts of the past 576 years were much more severe than anything seen since ...
Severe African <b>Drought</b> In The 1980s Caused By Northern Pollution
Jun 7, 2013 ... In the 1980s, decades of drought in central Africa reached the worst point. This caused Lake Chad, a shallow lake used to water crops in ...
Causes Of California <b>Drought</b> Linked To Human-caused Climate
Sep 30, 2014 ... The atmospheric conditions associated with the unprecedented drought currently afflicting California are.
Western North America was plagued by a seemingly unending drought from 2000 to 2004 that left forests parched, riverbeds dry and, according to scientists, ...
California <b>Drought</b> Is The Worst In 1,200 Years - Science News <b>...</b>
Dec 8, 2014 ... As California finally experienced the arrival of a rain-bearing Pineapple Express last week, two climate scientists have shown that the drought ...
11 trillion gallons of water needed to end California <b>drought</b>, NASA <b>...</b>
Dec 17, 2014 ... Researchers from the University of Minnesota and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute (WHOI) have called it the worst drought in 1,200 years, ...
1934 Dust Bowl <b>Drought</b> Was The Worst In A Thousand Years
Oct 16, 2014 ... A new study from NASA and the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory has revealed that the drought of 1934 was not only the worst of the Dust ...
Tree-Rings Reveal Evidence Of Long-Term <b>Droughts</b> - Science <b>...</b>
Mar 12, 2013 ... A new tree-ring study, led by the University of Arizona, reveals that long-term droughts in Southwestern North America often mean a failure of ...
Lasting <b>Drought</b> Effect In The Rainy Eastern US
Apr 18, 2014 ... So far, the spring of 2014 has seen more than 40 percent of the western US in a drought that the USDA has deemed “severe” or “exceptional.
New Satellite Data Will Help Farmers Facing <b>Drought</b>
Aug 19, 2014 ... Image Caption: For several months, California has been in a state of “exceptional drought.” The state's usually verdant Central Valley produces ...
NASA Satellite Image Shows California Experiencing Record <b>Drought</b>
Feb 19, 2014 ... ... suffering from a persistent dry spell with California seeing the worst of it. And the drought is so bad in California that it can be seen from space.
United States <b>Drought</b> Monitor Released, Bad News For Agriculture <b>...</b>
Jul 6, 2012 ... Wave after wave of heat has baked almost half the United States into some form of drought, according to data released by the National Drought ...
Predicting Future <b>Droughts</b> In California - Science News - redOrbit
Dec 9, 2014 ... A high pressure ridge off the West Coast (typical of historic droughts) prevailed for three winters, blocking important wet season storms, with ...
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gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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