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The Decline of Lake Kariba

Drought has struck a huge reservoir on the border Zambia and Zimbabwe, reducing the hydro power supply from Kariba dam .


NASA Earth Observatory images by Jesse Allen, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey. Chart by Joshua Stevens using TOPEX/Posideon, JASON-1, & JASON-2 data provided by the United States Department of Agriculture Foreign Agriculture Service. Caption by Kathryn Hansen.

Published February 12, 2016
Data acquired November 10, 2015

Sources:
JASON-1
JASON-2
Landsat 8 > OLI
TOPEX/Poseidon