Last Call at the Oasis

NY Times Review: When There Really Is Not a Drop to Drink.

‘Last Call at the Oasis,’ A Documentary About Water Supplies.

By A. O. Scott.

Jay Famiglietti, one of a handful of expert witnesses in Jessica Yu’s Last Call at the Oasis,” is a thoughtful scientist with an engaging manner who specializes in water. In particular, he studies — and tries to raise public awareness about — the rapid depletion of water supplies caused by agricultural overuse, rampant development and global climate change.

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Last Call Clip 1: GRACE

Last Call Clip 2: Fresno Meeting

Last Call Clip 3: Water Cycle Change

Last Call Clip 4: We Can Take Steps

2014 Last Call Update

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Author:Jay Famiglietti

Jay Famiglietti is a Professor of Earth System Science of and Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of California, Irvine, and the Senior Water Scientist at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology. He and his research team use satellites and develop computer models to track changing freshwater availability and groundwater depletion around the world. Famiglietti is an active speaker, a frequent advisor to national and international government officials on water issues, and a regular contributor the National Geographic Water Currents and to the Huffington Post blogs.

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