Why did a culture that had survived previous droughts collapse during this one?
The answer, experts say, is a cautionary tale about coping with drought in the arid West.
Wherever you live in the Southwest, it ultimately comes down to the same thing: If it isn’t dry now, wait. It will be. And the pattern appears to be repeating.
Ancient pueblos forced to cope with drought-or perish By John Fleck, Durango Herald Online
Interesting article about the effect of the cycle of drought in the southwestern United States, by the abqjournal’s science writer. mjhmjh