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Temporal Analysis of Climatological Drought in Watauga County, 1940-2009

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Prolonged water deficit periods have caused many environmental, social, and economic problems in North Carolina and across the southeast. In order to protect water resources and the communities they support, it is essential to understand complex interactions that lead to water shortages. Climatological drought is monitored through precipitation, stream flow, and soil moisture; data from Watauga County has been analyzed to help in understanding this complex relationship.
North Carolina Geographer (NoCar F 254.8 N67), Vol. 18 Issue , 2011, p19-33, map, bibl, f