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Research Article

Two Challenges for U.S. Irrigation Due to Climate Change: Increasing Irrigated Area in Wet States and Increasing Irrigation Rates in Dry States

  • Robert I. McDonald mail,

    rob_mcdonald@tnc.org

    Affiliation: Central Science Program, The Nature Conservancy, Arlington, Virginia, United States of America

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  • Evan H. Girvetz

    Affiliation: Global Climate Change Program, The Nature Conservancy, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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  • Published: June 05, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0065589

About the Authors

Robert I. McDonald
Central Science Program, The Nature Conservancy, Arlington, Virginia, United States of America
Evan H. Girvetz
Global Climate Change Program, The Nature Conservancy, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: rob_mcdonald@tnc.org

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RIM EG. Analyzed the data: RIM EG. Wrote the paper: RIM EG.