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Trends in extreme daily precipitation indices in India
We assembled daily precipitation records, initially for 3838 stations, throughout India and ultimately identified 129 stations with reasonably complete records over the period 1910 to 2000. FromExpand
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Water Planning Under Climatic Uncertainty in Phoenix: Why We Need a New Paradigm
The uncertainties associated with global climate models pose substantial hurdles for urban water planning. Despite growing consensus among climatologists that the American Southwest is headed for aExpand
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High-resolution surface temperature patterns in a complex urban terrain
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Historical Rainfall Patterns and Arroyo Activity within the Zuni River Drainage Basin, New Mexico
Abstract Climate change, grazing practices, timbering activities, and erosional thresholds have been proposed to explain widespread accelerated arroyo erosion near the turn of the century in theExpand
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Sensitivity of residential water consumption to variations in climate: An intraurban analysis of Phoenix, Arizona
[1] Water remains an essential ingredient for the rapid population growth taking place in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona. Depending upon the municipality, between 60 and 75% of residential water isExpand
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Response of alluvial systems to fire and climate change in Yellowstone National Park
PROJECTIONS of the ecological effects of global climate change often include increased frequency and/or intensity of forest fires in regions of warmer and drier climate 1–3In addition to disturbingExpand
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Temporal analysis of long-term atmospheric moisture levels in Phoenix, Arizona.
Abstract Long-term monthly averaged dew point and relative humidity levels for Phoenix, Arizona are examined in this investigation. Dew points are generally unchanged over the 1896–1984 period ofExpand
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Interactions of Desertification and Climate
Impact of desertification on climate human impact on surface and atmospheric conditions in drylands impact of human activities in drylands on climate impact of climate on desertification impact ofExpand
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The diurnal cycle of rainfall in South Africa in the austral summer
The diurnal cycle of precipitation over South Africa during summer is analysed for the first time using hourly precipitation data from 103 stations for the period 1998–2007. Using harmonic analysis,Expand
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The intensity and spatial variations in the North American Southwest Monsoon are examined to determine the influence of the Southern Oscillation. Sixty-five years (1920–1984) of July and AugustExpand
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