Drought has long shaped the iconic landscapes of the southwestern United States. However, as we learn about the consequences of a hotter and drier future, we will increase our capacity to adapt to these increasingly rapid changes.
The economic and environmental health of the Southwest is closely tied to the Colorado River. Learn how researchers with the Southwest CSC discerned the important role that temperature plays in influencing the river's streamflow.
If you're heading to the Ecological Society of America (ESA) annual meeting this year (August 6-11, 2017), be sure to check out these presentations by some of our Climate Science Center staff and researchers.