Weather and Climate Patterns in Canada’s Prairie Grasslands

@inproceedings{McGinn2010WeatherAC,
  title={Weather and Climate Patterns in Canada’s Prairie Grasslands},
  author={Sean M. McGinn},
  year={2010}
}
The underlying uniqueness of Canada’s prairie grasslands is its aridity. The dominant air mass of this region is continental in nature and is associated with a relatively low amount of precipitation and high potential evaporation during the summer. Drought in this region is frequent, lasting one to two months on average, and presents a significant barrier to ecological capacity and agriculture. Severe droughts are associated with a stalled anticyclonic system that directs advected moist air… CONTINUE READING

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