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Warming and Earlier Spring Increase Western U.S. Forest Wildfire Activity
Western United States forest wildfire activity is widely thought to have increased in recent decades, yet neither the extent of recent changes nor the degree to which climate may be driving regional changes in wildfire has ...
Attribution of Declining Western U.S. Snowpack to Human Effects
Observations show snowpack has declined across much of the western United States over the period 1950–99. This reduction has important social and economic implications, as water retained in the snowpack from winter storms ...
Detection and Attribution of Temperature Changes in the Mountainous Western United States
Large changes in the hydrology of the western United States have been observed since the mid-twentieth century. These include a reduction in the amount of precipitation arriving as snow, a decline in snowpack at low and ...
Human-Induced Changes in the Hydrology of the Western United States
Observations have shown that the hydrological cycle of the western United States changed significantly over the last half of the 20th century. We present a regional, multivariable climate change detection and attribution ...