Western water and climate change.

  title={Western water and climate change.},
  author={Michael D. Dettinger and Bradley Udall and Aris P. Georgakakos},
  journal={Ecological applications : a publication of the Ecological Society of America},
  volume={25 8},
The western United States is a region long defined by water challenges. Climate change adds to those historical challenges, but does not, for the most part, introduce entirely new challenges; rather climate change is likely to stress water supplies and resources already in many cases stretched to, or beyond, natural limits. Projections are for continued and, likely, increased warming trends across the region, with a near certainty of continuing changes in seasonality of snowmelt and streamflows… 

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