Climate of the Colorado Plateau

Grahame John, Colorado Plateau Field Station; Northern Arizona University

This fact sheet provides a brief overview of the climate of the Colorado Plateau. Links within the text lead to additional information about the climate and ecology of this area. Links also lead to a description of modern climatic conditions on the Colorado Plateau, and a description of the causes of long-term cycles of climate change in the Southwest. Also included on this site is a search box that enables users to search any topic on the Land Use History of the Colorado Plateau web pages, and links to further research and resources including information about the people, places, biota, change, tools, trends and research for the area of the Colorado Plateau.

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Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Climate Literacy Principles: Life and Climate Are Linked:Climate Ecosystems, Natural Variability and Change:Climate, Atmospheric Conditions, Temperature Patterns
Topics: Climate, Biosphere
Theme: Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Climate Change, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Atmospheric Science