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news from our chapters Colorado State University speaker was Nevada state climatologist John James. Ne w officers for 1989-90 will be Charlotte Atwater, He illustrated the exceptional nature of the recent president; Ben Bernstein, vice president; Tom Rick- southern Nevada drought, and how excessive water enbach, secretary; and Takmeng Wong, treasurer. usage was bringing Las Vegas close to its maximum water allotment from the Colorado River system. Santa Barbara/Ventura In December, Roger Jacobsen, from the Desert At the 8 March 1990 meeting, Michael C. Mac- Research Center (DRI), discussed the DRI hydrologic Cracken, from the Atmospheric and Geophysical study being done on the Nevada test site (NTS). To Sciences Division of the Lawrence Livermore Na- date, the results indicate that the water percolating tional Laboratory, spoke on the impacts of global into the NTS aquifers takes several tens of thousands warmin g on California. MacCracken was the leading of years to travel out of the NTS area. scientist workin g on 'Impacts of Global Warming on January's meeting was held at the Clark County California, " a recent report published by the Califor- Communit y Planetarium. Dale Etheridge, the plane- nia Energy Commission. He has recently presented tarium director, described the physics of http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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Colorado State University speaker was Nevada state climatologist John James. Ne w officers for 1989-90 will be Charlotte Atwater, He illustrated the exceptional nature of the recent president; Ben Bernstein, vice president; Tom Rick- southern Nevada drought, and how excessive water enbach, secretary; and Takmeng Wong, treasurer. usage was bringing Las Vegas close to its maximum water allotment from the Colorado River system. Santa Barbara/Ventura In December, Roger Jacobsen, from the Desert At the 8 March 1990 meeting, Michael C. Mac- Research Center (DRI), discussed the DRI hydrologic Cracken, from the Atmospheric and Geophysical study being done on the Nevada test site (NTS). To Sciences Division of the Lawrence Livermore Na- date, the results indicate that the water percolating tional Laboratory, spoke on the impacts of global into the NTS aquifers takes several tens of thousands warmin g on California. MacCracken was the leading of years to travel out of the NTS area. scientist workin g on 'Impacts of Global Warming on January's meeting was held at the Clark County California, " a recent report published by the Califor- Communit y Planetarium. Dale Etheridge, the plane- nia Energy Commission. He has recently presented tarium director, described the physics of

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