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Scientists see shrinking California snowpack as a harbinger

Scientists see shrinking California snowpack as a harbinger

Los Angeles Times - By Bettina Boxall

State workers performed a California winter ritual Thursday, poking hollow aluminum tubes into Sierra Nevada meadows to measure the snowpack. In what scientists see as a harbinger, they didn't find much. "We will conceivably see more years like this in the future," said geologist Jeffrey Mount, a …

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