Images show that California’s reservoirs have shrunk

The ever increasing demand for freshwater has taken its toll, and California’s reservoirs are only at 46.4% of their capacity. Now, by using imagery provided by the Landsat 7 and Landsat 8 satellites, we can also see how the reservoirs have changed during the 21st century.


For clarification: the left-hand image is from 2016 and right-hand image is from 2001.

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