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The role of climate in estuarine variability

Article from American Scientist on study of the San Francisco Bay estuary as a component of the global climate system showing that natural fluctuations might be mistaken for anthropogenic trends affecting waterflow and salinity.

by Peterson, David H.; Cayan, Daniel R.; DiLeo, Jeanne S.; Noble, Marlene A.; and Dettinger, Michael
Related topics:
Atmospheric circulation, Climate change, Climatology, Estuarine ecosystems, Human impacts, Ocean salinity, Ocean sciences, Ocean-atmosphere interaction, Estuaries
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San Francisco Bay
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