The 1980-1981 drought in Illinois: causes, dimensions, and impacts.

S. A. Changnon, G. L. Achtemeier, S. D. Hilberg, Vern Knapp, R. D. Olson

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Focuses on the hydrologic, meteorologic, and climatological aspects of the 1980-1981 drought. General societal and economic impacts were revealed: increased costs of water and water-related activities, decreased crop yields and land values, and increased costs to ship farm products; increased energy consumption and adverse effects on the area's natural resources. -from Selected Water Resources Abstracts

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalReport of Investigations - Illinois Department of Energy & Natural Resources
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1982


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

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