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Episode 248: Improving the measurement of the summer monsoon

Researchers are studying why some Tucson neighborhoods measure higher amounts of rainfall than others.

AZSCI 248 Measuring Monsoon Isolated monsoon rainstorm near Tubac, AZ.
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Improving the measurement of the summer monsoon

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Episode 248: University of Arizona environmental researchers Mike Crimmins and Gary Woodard

The last month of this year's monsoon is underway and so far, it’s one of the driest on record. University of Arizona environmental researchers Mike Crimmins and Gary Woodard are trying to answer why some Tucson neighborhoods measure higher amounts of rainfall, while other areas stay bone dry.

Mike Crimmins and Gary Woodard spoke with Tim Swindle, director of the University of Arizona Lunar and Planetary Laboratory.

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