CALMIT Drought Research Projects Overview
CALMIT Drought Research
VegDRI: Vegetation Drought Response Index
Image: 1-km VegDRI map showing the severe to extreme drought conditions that persisted across most of the central U.S. during the summer of 2012.
QuickDRI: Quick Drought Response Index
Image: 1-km QuickDRI map showing intense short-term drought conditions across much of the United States as the severe 2012 drought event emerged.
GRACE: Terrestrial Water
Image: GRACE shallow groundwater indicators depicting drought conditions in parts of the southeastern U.S. in April 2017.
ESI: Evaporative Stress Index
Image: ESI map with a 4-km resolution for the continental U.S. for October 13, 2016.
MENA CDI: Composite Drought Index (CDI) for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region
Image: MENA CDI map for September 2016