Constructive critical comments by anonymous reviewers and by J. Witherspoon (City of Albuquerque), who kindly supplied the Albuquerque water data, are greatly appreciated. This research has been supported by a grant from the NOAA Office of Global Programs. Many of the results presented herein are based upon J. Nims’ professional project, submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Master of Water Resources degree at the University of New Mexico.
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