The Regionalization of Climatic Change in Western North America

  • Owen K. Davis
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (ASIC, volume 282)


Although displacement of atmospheric circulation patterns is a common and attractive explanation for climatic change, some recent paleoclimatic records from western North America indicate that although relative strengths have changed, the positions of some major circulation features have remained the same during the late Quaternary.


Snake River Plain Southern Limb Swan Lake Climatic Boundary Moisture Curve 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Owen K. Davis
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  1. 1.Department of GeosciencesUniversity of ArizonaTucsonUSA

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