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Fundamentals of Physical Geography

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James Petersen
ISBN: 9781133606536

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2nd Edition
James Petersen
ISBN: 9781133606536
Textbook Problem

How is rainfall variability related to total annual rainfall? How might this relationship be considered a double problem for people?

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The way in which rainfall variability related to total annual rainfall and the way in which this relationship is considered to be a double problem for people.

Explanation

The rainfall significantly varies from year to year in almost all parts of the world. Usually, the drier a place is on the average, the grater will be the variability in the precipitation. In arid and semi-arid areas, the year with particularly high amount of rainfall will be followed by the years of below-average rainfall. It results in the years of flood and years of drought. Both of them are not environmental healthy...

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