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Part A
If trends of 2015 continue, which of the following will be true?
Southern California will be hit with very few large storms annually.
Southern California will be hit with a bit fewer than average large storms annually.
Southern California will be hit with an average amount of large storms annually.
Southern California will be hit with many large storms annually.


Part B
Which of the following would best help with the drought in Southern California?
A small amount of snow with a slow melt.
A large amount of snow with a slow melt.
A small amount of snow with a fast melt.
A large amount of snow with a fast melt.


Part C
If trends in Southern California continue, which of the following is most likely?
The percent of precipitation falling as liquid and solid will both increase.
The percent of precipitation falling as liquid will increase and that falling as solid will decrease.
The percent of precipitation falling as liquid and solid will both decrease.
The percent of precipitation falling as liquid will decrease and that falling as solid will increase.


Part D
You are a botanist studying water use in California trees. If the trees in your study area increase, which of the following will be true?
Photosynthesis will increase while evaporation and transpiration will both decrease.
Photosynthesis, evaporation and transpiration will all decrease.
Photosynthesis will decrease while evaporation and transpiration will both increase.
Photosynthesis, evaporation and transpiration will all increase.


Part E
You are a fire specialist for the U.S. Forest Service. Which of the following would be best for you to do in California to help increase the snowpack?
Put all fires out as soon as possible.
Prescribe small burns to thin trees.
Let all fires burn naturally.
Let fires burn in the summer but not in the winter.

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There's some missing information here. What did they say would happen in 2015?
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There's some missing information here. What did theSierra Nevada Snow Won't End California's Thirst (04/11/2016) y say would happen in 2015?
https://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/12/science/california-snow-drought-sierra-nevada-water.html
this is the website where the information is
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Thanks Catracho

Will do my research on update this topic soon
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Part C If trends in Southern California continue, which of the following is most likely?The percent of precipitation falling as liquid and solid will both increase.The percent of precipitation falling as liquid will increase and that falling as solid will decrease.The percent of precipitation falling as liquid and solid will both decrease.The percent of precipitation falling as liquid will decrease and that falling as solid will increase.

Prescribe small burns to thin trees.

Part E You are a fire specialist for the U.S. Forest Service. Which of the following would be best for you to do in California to help increase the snowpack?Put all fires out as soon as possible.Prescribe small burns to thin trees.Let all fires burn naturally.Let fires burn in the summer but not in the winter.

Photosynthesis, evaporation and transpiration will all increase.

Part C If trends in Southern California continue, which of the following is most likely?The percent of precipitation falling as liquid and solid will both increase.The percent of precipitation falling as liquid will increase and that falling as solid will decrease.The percent of precipitation falling as liquid and solid will both decrease.The percent of precipitation falling as liquid will decrease and that falling as solid will increase.

The percent of precipitation falling as liquid will increase and that falling as solid will decrease.

 
Part B Which of the following would best help with the drought in Southern California?A small amount of snow with a slow melt.A large amount of snow with a slow melt.A small amount of snow with a fast melt.A large amount of snow with a fast melt.

Large amount of snow + slow melt

Part A If trends of 2015 continue, which of the following will be true?Southern California will be hit with very few large storms annually.Southern California will be hit with a bit fewer than average large storms annually.Southern California will be hit with an average amount of large storms annually.Southern California will be hit with many large storms annually.

Southern California will be hit with very few large storms annually.

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