The Western U.S. Drought: How Bad Is It?

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dc.contributor.author Piechota, Thomas C.
dc.contributor.author Timilsena, Janak
dc.contributor.author Tootle, Glenn
dc.contributor.author Hidalgo, Hugo
dc.coverage.spatial West (U.S.) en_US
dc.coverage.spatial Colorado en_US
dc.coverage.spatial Utah en_US
dc.coverage.spatial Colorado River Watershed (Colo.-Mexico) en_US
dc.coverage.temporal 1999-2004
dc.date.accessioned 2018-10-17T21:34:07Z
dc.date.available 2018-10-17T21:34:07Z
dc.date.issued 2004-08-10
dc.identifier.citation Piechota, T., Timilsena, J., Tootle, G., Hidalgo, H. (2004): The Western U.S. Drought: How Bad Is It? EOS, 85(32). DOI: https://doi.org/10.1029/2004EO320001 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://ir.ua.edu/handle/123456789/4045
dc.identifier.uri https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1029/2004EO320001
dc.description.abstract Historical stream flow records and the forecast for 2004 make the current (1999–2004) drought in the southwestern United States the worst one in the past 80 years for portions of the Upper Colorado River Basin (UCRB). For the Colorado River (near Cisco, Utah), the cumulative stream flow deficit (departure from long‐term mean) for the current drought is almost 11 km8, or approximately 2 years of average stream flow Although the current drought is the most significant, based on historical stream flow records, is it the worst ever? en_US
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Droughts en_US
dc.title The Western U.S. Drought: How Bad Is It? en_US
dc.type text en_US


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