Jordan Christian

Jordan Christian

Jordan Christian is a postdoctoral researcher in meteorology in the Climate, Hydrology, Ecosystems, Weather Research Group. His research interests include flash droughts and climate.


Farmers face soaring risk of flash droughts in every major food-growing region, new research shows

By: and - May 26, 2023

Flash droughts develop fast, and when they hit at the wrong time, they can devastate a region’s agriculture. They’re also becoming increasingly common as the planet warms. In a new study published May 25, 2023, we found that the risk of flash droughts, which can develop in the span of a few weeks, is on pace to rise in every major agriculture […]