Sierra Nevada 200-year megadroughts confirmed

Sierra Nevada 200-year megadroughts confirmed

Posted: 01 Jun 2012 09:06 AM PDT

The culmination of a comprehensive high-tech assessment of Fallen Leaf Lake — a small moraine-bound lake at the south end of the Lake Tahoe Basin — shows that stands of pre-Medieval trees in the lake suggest the region experienced severe drought at least every 650 to 1,150 years during the mid- and late-Holocene period.
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