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Title: Shift Toward Intense and Widespread Precipitation Events Over the United States by Mid‐21st Century

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1]; ORCiD logo [2]; ORCiD logo [1]; ORCiD logo [1]
  1. Computational Sciences and Engineering Division Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge TN USA, The Bredesen Center The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Knoxville TN USA
  2. Bren School of Environmental Science and Management University of California Santa Barbara CA USA
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USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1671153
Resource Type:
Published Article
Journal Name:
Geophysical Research Letters
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Geophysical Research Letters Journal Volume: 47 Journal Issue: 19; Journal ID: ISSN 0094-8276
Publisher:
American Geophysical Union
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

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Rastogi, Deeksha, Touma, Danielle, Evans, Katherine J., and Ashfaq, Moetasim. Shift Toward Intense and Widespread Precipitation Events Over the United States by Mid‐21st Century. United States: N. p., 2020. Web. doi:10.1029/2020GL089899.
Rastogi, Deeksha, Touma, Danielle, Evans, Katherine J., & Ashfaq, Moetasim. Shift Toward Intense and Widespread Precipitation Events Over the United States by Mid‐21st Century. United States. doi:10.1029/2020GL089899.
Rastogi, Deeksha, Touma, Danielle, Evans, Katherine J., and Ashfaq, Moetasim. Thu . "Shift Toward Intense and Widespread Precipitation Events Over the United States by Mid‐21st Century". United States. doi:10.1029/2020GL089899.
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