ForWarn II

Satellite-Based Change Recognition and Tracking

Drought in CA

Disturbance Type: 

ForWarn detected a decline in vegetation greenness in California. Grass and shrublands during this year have displayed drought behavior more considerably compared to the long-term seasonal average. This year, there is more departure in the 1 year in the northern region, because it is now worse than it was before. Drought in California over the years is the cause of vegetation departure which has been under the long-term average.