Case Studies of the Oregon Floods of February and November 1996
Entry ID: OREG_CLIM_FLOOD_96

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Summary
Abstract: The first case study is of the great flood of 1996 in western Oregon.
This study is authored by George S. Taylor, State Climatologist for
Oregon. A series of intense surges of subtropical moisture inundated
western Oregon during the period February 5-9. The combination of
record-breaking rain, warm temperatures, and a deep snowpack led to
severe flooding throughout northern sections of the state. ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 47.0   S: 43.0   E: -117.0   W: -125.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: George H. Taylor, Chris Hannon, Oregon Climate Service
Dataset Title: Case Studies of the Oregon Floods of February and November 1996
Online Resource: http://www.ocs.orst.edu/reports/flood1196/Nov96_flood.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1996-02-05
Stop Date: 1996-02-09

Start Date: 1996-11-18
Stop Date: 1996-11-21
Ancillary Keywords
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Oregon Climate Service, Oregon Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.ocs.oregonstate.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: OREGON CLIMATE SERVICE
Phone: (541)737-5705
Email: oregon at oce.orst.edu
Contact Address:
Oregon Climate Service
Oregon State University
Strand Ag Hall Room 316
City: Corvallis
Province or State: OR
Postal Code: 97331-2209
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online (HTTP)
Distribution Format: HTML, GIF
Fees: None
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: (541) 737-5705
Fax: (541) 737-5710
Email: taylor at coas.oregonstate.edu
Contact Address:
Oregon State University
Oregon Climate Service
Strand Agriculture Hall, Room 316
City: CORVALLIS
Province or State: OR
Postal Code: 97331-2209
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1997-06-26
Last DIF Revision Date: 2006-08-04
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