Of loess and silt and why drought is not just drought

“When the ground is so bone-dry that it cracks open, the word crust takes on a whole different meaning. In Germany, too, there is a drought that is becoming more and more frequent, with rivers running out of water and crops starving in the fields.

Experts distinguish four types of droughts, as climate researcher Harald Kunstmann from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and the University of Augsburg says..."

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