By Tim Palmer

Award-winning writer, naturalist, and conservationist Tim Palmer offers the realm of California rivers during this functional and encouraging box advisor. Loaded with tips about the place to hike, fish, canoe, kayak, and raft, it deals an interpretive technique that unearths geology, plant and wild lifestyles, hydrologic strategies, and different typical phenomena. Palmer reviews on conservation with a standpoint from many years of private engagement. greater than a hundred and fifty streams are featured, 50 riparian species are illustrated, and one hundred eighty pictures exhibit the essence of California’s rivers. Palmer brings a typical heritage advisor, a game consultant, and an creation to river ecology jointly in a single illuminating quantity; it belongs in each river lover’s publication assortment, boat, and backpack.

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2. High frequency time series of precipitation isotopic composition (dashed blue), deuterium excess (dotted red), and rainfall rate (black bars) at the four sites. Light colored blocks represent collections with specific start and end times and darker lines are 1-hour average estimates. sample, 30 ml of water was transferred to a smaller bottle, which was refrigerated until its shipment. West Lebanon is the most Eastern and Northern focus site in this study. As such, precipitation arrived at this site later than the other sites.

As such, the precipitation recorded at this location before the landfall likely originated from a cold front moving eastward out of the mid-western United States. The earliest precipitation associated with this site was 18 O-enriched relative to the bulk of the Sandy-associated waters. 0‰. 1‰), and then slowly began to rise. The trend in deuterium excess at the Colcord site is indicative of a mix of precipitation from the midlatitude trough and Sandy associated waters. 5‰. 4‰ and remained steady at these levels.

5‰ at approximately 12 h after landfall. The deuterium excess values at the Baltimore site were considerably lower than at the New Hampshire location. 5‰. From ­approximately 12 h before storm landfall to approximately 12 h after landfall, the d and d18O values were positively correlated. 4‰ when the d18O value reached its minimum. 3 State College, Pennsylvania Samples from State College consisted of both 12-h samples and high frequency collections. Samples were obtained from plastic buckets placed outside in an open area.

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