Climate History of the Mojave Desert Region, 1892 - 1996
Entry ID: USGS_MOJAVE_CLIM

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Summary
Abstract: The Climate History of the Mojava Desert Region provides an overview of
regional climate variations including precipitation and temperature
information.

To evaluate climate variation, weather data was compiled from 48 long-term
weather stations across the Mojave Desert. The stations are in western Arizona,
eastern California, southern Nevada, and southwest Utah.

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Description: Climate History of the Mojave Desert Region, 1892 - 1996 data download.

Description: Weather stations in the Mojave Desert.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 37.23   S: 34.12   E: -114.8   W: -117.96

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Richard Hereford and Claire Longpre
Dataset Title: Climate History of the Mojave Desert Region, 1892 - 1996
Dataset Release Place: Flagstaff, Arizona
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Online Resource: http://geography.wr.usgs.gov/mojave/climate-history/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1892-01-01
Stop Date: 1996-12-31
Platform
MAPS Ancillary Description
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Mojave Desert, Western Region Geography, Geography Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://geography.wr.usgs.gov/mojave/

Data Center Personnel
Name: RICHARD HEREFORD
Phone: 928-556-7159
Email: rhereford at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
US Geological Survey
2255 N. Gemini Drive, 319
City: Flagstaff
Province or State: AZ
Postal Code: 86001
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online
Fees: No fees
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Dettinger, M.D., and Cayan, D.R., 1995, Large-scale atmospheric forcing of
recent trends toward early snowmelt runoff in California: Journal of Climate, v. 8, p. 606-623.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-05-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2005-05-24
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