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Southeast Alaska Drought Causes

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Rick Thoman, Andy Hoell, and Heather McFarland
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Although southeast Alaska is one of the rainiest areas in North America, it was plagued by drought from October 2016 to December 2019. “Extreme drought” was declared by the U.S. Drought Monitor in summer 2019. 

This two-page summary focuses on the causes of drought in Southeast Alaska and is part of a collection of two-page summaries discussing the findings of the Southeast Alaska Drought Project

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First page of the Southeast Alaska Drought Causes PDF