KNAU and Arizona News
6:38 am
Thu March 24, 2011

New Study Suggests Southwest Is Headed For A Mega Drought

Flagstaff, AZ – Here in the Southwest, most of us are quite familiar with drought and even extreme drought conditions. But, a new study recently published in the science journal, Nature, suggests the Southwest is headed for a mega drought. Scott Anderson was one of the researchers on the study. He's a professor of paleoecology and environmental sciences at NAU. He spoke with KNAU's Gillian Ferris Kohl about the study.