9780870714689

The Climate of Oregon: From Rain Forest to Desert

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  • ISBN13:

    9780870714689

  • ISBN10:

    0870714686

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1999-09-01
  • Publisher: Univ of Arizona Pr
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Author Biography

George H. Taylor is the State Climatologist for Oregon. A faculty member of Oregon State University's College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Science, he is Director of the Oregon Climate Service, the state's official repository for weather and climate information. He lives in Corvallis. Chris Hannan is a Research Assistant and Manager of Data Services at Oregon Climate Service. She lives in Wilsonville.

Table of Contents

Introduction ix
Part1 Large-scale Influences on Oregon's Weather and Climate 1(6)
Part2 Climate Elements 7(36)
Precipitation
8(15)
Temperature
23(10)
Winds
33(2)
Humidity
35(3)
Cloud Cover and Solar Radiation
38(1)
Snow
39(4)
Part3 Oregon Climate Zones 43(48)
The Coastal Area
45(5)
The Willamette Valley
50(7)
The Southwest Interior
57(5)
The Northern Cascades
62(4)
The High Plateau
66(3)
The North Central Area
69(4)
The South Central Area
73(7)
The Northeast Area
80(5)
The Southeast Area
85(6)
Part4 Measuring and Reporting Climate Information 91(50)
Who Does it?
92(6)
Types of Observations
98(11)
Access to Data via the Internet
109(1)
Data for Selected Oregon Stations
110(31)
Part5 Time Series 141(10)
Water Year Precipitation for Oregon Climate Zones
143(3)
Water Year Precipitation for Selected Oregon Stations
146(5)
Part6 Special Topics 151(48)
Long-term Wet-Dry Cycles in Oregon
152(4)
Long-termClimate Trends and Salmon Population
156(4)
The El Nino-Southern Oscillation Phenomenon
160(14)
Global Climate Change
174(25)
Part7 Appendices 199(9)
Climate ``Normals''
200(4)
Glossary
204(4)
Index 208

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