Deuterium content of snow as an index to winter climate in the sierra nevada area.

@article{Friedman1972DeuteriumCO,
  title={Deuterium content of snow as an index to winter climate in the sierra nevada area.},
  author={Irving Friedman and George I. Smith},
  journal={Science},
  year={1972},
  volume={176 4036},
  pages={790-3}
}
The winter of 1968-69 produced two to three times the amount of precipitation in the Sierra Nevada area, California and Nevada, as the winter of 1969-70. The deuterium content in snow cores collected at the end of each winter at the same sites, which represents the total snowfall of each interval, shows a depletion in 1968-69 of approximately 20 per mil… CONTINUE READING