Sep 11, 2015

Causes of the 2011–14 California Drought

by
Richard Seager, Martin Hoerling, Siegfried Schubert, Hailan Wang, Bradfield Lyon, Arun Kumar, Jennifer Nakamura, and Naomi Henderson
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AMS Journal of Climate
  • Analyzes the causes of the California drought during November–April winters of 2011/12–2013/14
  • Finds a long-term warming trend likely contributed to surface moisture deficits during the drought