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The understanding and use of past climateinformation is key to proper drought mitigation and watermanagement planning. Since 1960, Georgia’s populationhas increased from near 4 million inhabitants to over 8million while the water resources have remained constant.Until the 1998-2002 drought, most Georgians had notexperienced a major Georgia drought. However, 13 longterm,severe droughts have impacted the state over thepast 325 years. The Policy Statement on ClimateVariability and Change by the American Association ofState Climatologists gives guidance on using climateinformation in decision making processes.



2003 Georgia Water Resources Conference -



Author: Stooksbury, David Emory - -

Source: https://smartech.gatech.edu/







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