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As the West Goes Dry

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Science  20 Feb 2004:
Vol. 303, Issue 5661, pp. 1124-1127
DOI: 10.1126/science.303.5661.1124

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MOUNT BACHELOR, OREGON-- In a region already prone to water shortages, researchers now forecast that rising temperatures threaten the American West's hidden reservoir: mountain snow.