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Author Ingram, B. Lynn, 1961-
Title The West without water [electronic resource] : what past floods, droughts, and other climatic clues tell us about tomorrow / B. Lynn Ingram and Frances Malamud-Roam ; foreword by Sandra L. Postel.
Publication Info. Berkeley : University of California Press, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents From drought to deluge : "normal" climate in the West -- The 1861-1862 floods : lessons lost -- The great droughts of the twentieth century -- Why is climate so variable in the West? -- Reading the past : the Earth's history books -- From ice to fire : into the Holocene -- The "long drought" of the mid-Holocene -- Ice returns : the neoglaciation -- The great "medieval drought" -- The little ice age : megafloods and climate swings -- Why climate changes : cycles and oscillations -- The hydraulic era : salmon and dams -- Future climate change and the American West -- What the past tells us about tomorrow.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Climatic changes -- West (U.S.) -- Forecasting.
Climatic changes -- Environmental aspects -- West (U.S.)
Hydrology -- West (U.S.)
Added Author Malamud-Roam, Frances, 1961-
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Related To Original 9780520268555 0520268555 (DLC) 2013003306
ISBN 0520954807 (electronic bk.)
9780520954809 (electronic bk.)
9780520268555 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520268555 (cloth : alk. paper)
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