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chapter news Sacramento climate at the time the deposits containing the fossils The 14 January 2000 meeting featured David were laid down. Learning about past climates can help Curtis, president of EXRAIN Corporation. Curtis de- us understand how our climate is changing now and scribed the difficulties in measuring rainfall over an area how it might change in the future. Evidence from these and showed various techniques for estimating precipita- microfossils can also help us understand how the tion totals using different data sources. He presented oceans have changed and how the continents have informative case studies to demonstrate the strengths moved over geologic time. and weaknesses of several techniques and showed Smith began his presentation with information some unexpected results, which came from using com- about the program and a basic Antarctic geography les- binations of sampling techniques, particularly those son. Once the stage was set with the reason why he that combined point sources with radar imagery. went to Antarctica, Smith dedicated the rest of the pre- Curtis also described how improved estimates of sentation to the details of the trip. Historically, the rainfall over an area have resulted in better engineer- "jumpin g off point" to Antarctica has http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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Sacramento climate at the time the deposits containing the fossils The 14 January 2000 meeting featured David were laid down. Learning about past climates can help Curtis, president of EXRAIN Corporation. Curtis de- us understand how our climate is changing now and scribed the difficulties in measuring rainfall over an area how it might change in the future. Evidence from these and showed various techniques for estimating precipita- microfossils can also help us understand how the tion totals using different data sources. He presented oceans have changed and how the continents have informative case studies to demonstrate the strengths moved over geologic time. and weaknesses of several techniques and showed Smith began his presentation with information some unexpected results, which came from using com- about the program and a basic Antarctic geography les- binations of sampling techniques, particularly those son. Once the stage was set with the reason why he that combined point sources with radar imagery. went to Antarctica, Smith dedicated the rest of the pre- Curtis also described how improved estimates of sentation to the details of the trip. Historically, the rainfall over an area have resulted in better engineer- "jumpin g off point" to Antarctica has

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Bulletin of the American Meteorological SocietyAmerican Meteorological Society

Published: May 1, 2000

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