Created for CNN, I worked on diagrams explaining the scientific process of aridification for an interactive covering the Megadrought affecting the Colorado Basin in the US. The interactive can be seen here.
Designed in collaboration with Alex Sears and Emma Beinish.

Aridification and Snow Pack. Created by Jessi Esparza.

Aridification and Rising Temperatures. Created by Alex Sears

Aridification and Plant life. Created by Emma Beinish

I took the explanations of aridification given to us by our editorial partners and translated them into clear storyboards.

How reduced snow pack contributes to aridification

How rising temperatures contribute to aridification.

How plants and less snow pack contribute to aridification.

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