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University of Colorado Study Shows Desert Droughts Lead to Earlier Annual Mountain Snow Loss


June 25, 2007

News thumbnail of Mount Sopris A new study spearheaded by the University of Colorado at Boulder's National Snow and Ice Data Center indicates wind-blown dust from drought-stricken and disturbed lands in the Southwest can shorten the duration of mountain snow cover hundreds of miles away in the Colorado mountains by roughly a month. Full Story

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