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April 1, 2009

 

Blue sky over Arizona desert

Rocky Mountain Dry

The North Pacific High is part of a relatively stable high pressure system in the Pacific Ocean that influences the weather.

April 9, 2007

 

looking upward at a palo verde tree

The Palo Verde

How do dessert plants adapt to such an extreme environment? Some plants have unusual methods.

June 2, 2005

 

Beans That Go Jump in the Hand

What gives the magic jumping bean it’s hop? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Rocky Mountain Dry

The North Pacific High is part of a relatively stable high pressure system in the Pacific Ocean that influences the weather from northern Mexico, to the far-west and Southwest United States. In a high pressure system, air from up above tends to move downward to ground level.

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