- Author : National Science Board (U.S.)
- Publsiher : Anonim
- Release : 02 March 1972
- ISBN : 0987654321
- Pages : 426 pages
- Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
Life on Earth is critically dependent upon the continuous cycling of water between oceans, continents and the atmosphere. Precipitation (including rain, snow, and hail) is the primary mechanism for transporting water from the atmosphere back to the Earth’s surface. It is also the key physical process that links aspects of climate, weather, and the global hydrological cycle. Changes in precipitation regimes and the frequency of extreme weather events, such as floods, droughts, severe ice/snow storms, monsoon fluctuations and
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