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Transboundary Climate-Related Impacts
Figure 16.4The University of Arizona
James L. Buizer
This figure appears in chapter 16 of the Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States: The Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume II report.
Shown here are examples of climate-related impacts spanning U.S. national borders. (left) The North American Drought Monitor map for June 2011 shows drought conditions along the US–Mexico border. Darker colors indicate greater intensity of drought (the letters A and H indicate agricultural and hydrological drought, respectively). (right) Smoke from Canadian wildfires in 2017 was detected by satellite sensors built to detect aerosols in the atmosphere. The darker orange areas indicate higher concentrations of smoke and hazy conditions moving south from British Columbia to the United States. Sources: (left) adapted from NOAA 2018,f0f93d18-3dc9-4a1d-a41f-99ec7020b07e (right) adapted from NOAA 2018261fd2fd-96e9-4e5d-af1e-d8f578d7a876).
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This figure was created on March 28, 2018.
This figure was submitted on November 23, 2018.
Related NASA GCMD keywords
- webpage Smoke from Canadian Wildfires Travels Over United States [image] (261fd2fd)
- webpage North American Drought Monitor in June 2011 (f0f93d18)
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