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Snowmelt to Streamflow –How Vulnerable are our Mountain Rivers to Climate and Forest Change?

Watersheds within the Upper Colorado River Basin, like most snow-dominated headwaters, are considered especially vulnerable to climate change as evidence suggests warming trends are amplified with increased elevation. Dr. Rosemary Carrol will explore how climate-induced changes in snowpack and vegetation alters how high mountain watersheds store and release water, and implications for water management. 

Rosemary W. Carroll

Associate Research Professor, Desert Research Institute

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