Roger Bales

Professor of Engineering, University of California, Merced

Expertise: Hydrology, Water resources and Climate change



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Analysis of “What California’s Dam Crisis Says About the Changing Climate”

in The New York Times, by Noah Diffenbaugh

— 16 Feb 2017

Warm dry years followed by extremely wet years have always been part of the climate of California, but warming can worsen both extremes by increasing evaporation, which makes droug...