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ENSO and PDO effects on hydroclimatic variations of the Upper Colorado River basin

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Hugo G. Hidalgo, and John A Dracup, 2003, ENSO and PDO effects on hydroclimatic variations of the Upper Colorado River basin: .

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Linkages between tropical Pacific Ocean monthly climatic variables and the Upper Colorado River basin (UCRB) hydroclimatic variations from 1909 to 1998 are analyzed at interseasonal timescales. A study of the changes in these linkages through the years and their relationship to the Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO) is also investigated. Tropical Pacific climate variations were represented by atmospheric/oceanic ENSO indicators. For the UCRB, warm season (April–September) streamflow totals at Lee’s Ferry, Arizona, and precipitation averages at different periods (cold season: October–March; warm season: April–September; and annual: October– September) were used to study the UCRB’s response to tropical Pacific climatic forcing. A basinwide [...]

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