Atmospheric Rivers: Weather, Climate, & Societal Interactions

Created by Lauren E. Gentile, Ph.D.

This story map cascade describes how NOAA research is trying to better understand atmospheric rivers, their impacts on communities, and forecast them. The story map also uses a case study to illustrate the complexities of extreme event impacts (floods from ARs, droughts, and frosts) for water resource management in Sonoma County, California.

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