Modern Climatic Conditions on the Colorado Plateau

Grahame John, Colorado Plateau Field Station; Northern Arizona University

This fact sheet provides a brief introduction to the modern climatic conditions of the Colorado Plateau. Additional links lead to a discussion of the importance of climate studies to understanding the land cover history of 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
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Topics: Climate
Theme: Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Climate Change, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Atmospheric Science