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Science You Can Use Bulletin: Our forests in the [water] balance

Posted date: March 04, 2015
Publication Year: 
2013
Authors: Matonis, Megan; Luce, Charles H.; Holden, Zack; Morgan, Penny; Heyerdahl, Emily K.
Publication Series: 
Science Bulletins and Newsletters
Source: Science You Can Use Bulletin, Issue 5. Fort Collins, CO: Rocky Mountain Research Station. 9 p.

Abstract

Climate change is not only causing temperatures to rise, it is also altering the amount and type of precipitation that falls across the western United States. Research shows a trend of increasingly dry "dry years," meaning droughts are becoming more severe and streams are flowing lower during these periods.

Citation

Matonis, Megan; Luce, Charles; Holden, Zack; Morgan, Penny; Heyerdahl, Emily. 2013. Our forests in the [water] balance. Science You Can Use Bulletin, Issue 5. Fort Collins, CO: Rocky Mountain Research Station. 9 p.