Original broadcast date: February 21, 2014.
How long will California’s drought last? Is it related to the extreme weather on our nation’s east coast? What are the impacts of the drought and what can be done? Find out this and more with two leading weather and water experts during a discussion that was broadcast live from the Aquarium of the Pacific on February 21, 2014.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Weather Service Science and Operations Officer John Dumas and General Manager of the Long Beach Water Department Kevin Wattier discuss California’s drought, its connections to heavy winter storms on the country’s East Coast, and how the drought is impacting Southern California. The Aquarium projected NOAA satellite data on the Science on a Sphere in the Ocean Science Center to illustrate and analyze the impact of this drought.