By Tim Palmer
Award-winning writer, naturalist, and conservationist Tim Palmer offers the realm of California rivers during this functional and encouraging box consultant. Loaded with tips about the place to hike, fish, canoe, kayak, and raft, it deals an interpretive strategy that finds geology, plant and wild lifestyles, hydrologic tactics, and different normal phenomena. Palmer studies on conservation with a point of view from many years of private engagement. greater than one hundred fifty streams are featured, 50 riparian species are illustrated, and one hundred eighty images express the essence of California’s rivers. Palmer brings a common historical past consultant, a sport consultant, and an creation to river ecology jointly in a single illuminating quantity; it belongs in each river lover’s booklet assortment, boat, and backpack.
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4). 7) are located in the south and west of the study domain. These represent the downwind regions of the storm circulation, where air masses had longer over-land fetch. These isotope data suggest that rainout rates far exceeded the resupply of moisture from the land surface along these circulation trajectories, and by the time air parcels have reached the southwest quadrant of the storm much of their vapor had precipitated out. The highest rainout fractions were observed shortly after landfall, consistent with the peak in rain rates at coastal mid-Atlantic sites.
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0‰. 1‰), and then slowly began to rise. The trend in deuterium excess at the Colcord site is indicative of a mix of precipitation from the midlatitude trough and Sandy associated waters. 5‰. 4‰ and remained steady at these levels. 3 LAGRANGIAN BACK-TRAJECTORY ANALYSIS In order to assess the isotopic evolution of cyclonic moisture associated with Superstorm Sandy, information is needed on the isotopic composition of source moisture (d0). , 2014). Here we use the stochastic time-inverted Lagrangian transfer (STILT) model to estimate the source vapor isotopic composition for each hour that precipitation was collected at the four focus sites.