The California Deserts Then and Now


First book ever published using repeat photography to examine impacts of climate change on the California deserts. Includes dozens of historic photographs juxtaposed with recent color images taken at identical locations.

The author focuses on sites within national and state parks and includes images with antique vehicles and early explorers to provide historical perspectives.

Author: James W. Cornett

James W. Cornett is a desert ecologist based in Palm Springs and the author of 44 books. He spent four years locating and reshooting the historical image sites in this publication, which includes 64 before and after photographs.

Publisher: Nature Trails Press 
© 2023
160 pages
Soft Cover

8.5 x 11 inches

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