Below are a series of satellite images with questions that will help you develop a better understanding of drought.
Image 1: Drought in the Black Hills
Left: July 12, 2000. Right: July 24, 2004.
What changes do you see in the Black Hills from 2000 to 2004 that demonstrate the occurence of drought?
Image 2: Growth of San Antonio
Left: June 16, 1991. Right: June 4, 2010.
What can you determine about San Antonio from viewing these two images?
Image 3: Okey Dokey Okeechobee?
Left: June 19, 2000. Middle: January 19, 2003. Right: June 23, 2007.
What changes can you identify from comparing these three photos of Lake Okeechobee?
Image 4: Shrinking Lake Chad
Left: December 8, 1972. Middle: December 14, 1987. Right: December 18, 2002.
What do you think will happen to Lake Chad in the future?
Image 5: Drying Out
Left: August 1985. Right: August 2010.
What do you think are some of the causes for Lake Oroumeih drying out?