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Drought across the United States

Extreme heat helped push as much as 26 percent of the contiguous United States into drought in July 2011. This image shows the impact on plants throughout the month.


NASA Earth Observatory image created by Jesse Allen, using data provided by the United States Department of Agriculture Foreign Agriculture Service (FAS) and processed by Jennifer Small and Assaf Anyamba, NASA GIMMS Group and FAS GLAM Project at Goddard Space Flight Center. Caption by Holli Riebeek.

Published August 11, 2011
Data acquired July 1 - 31, 2011

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NOAA-18 POES - AVHRR