College of Science Lecture Series

WATER: The Colorado River

Connie Woodhouse

The Colorado River is a vital surface water supply for the arid Southwestern US, where the demand for water from the river now exceeds the supply. In this talk, I will discuss how this arid lands river, one of the most highly developed in the world, is subject to natural climate variability and, increasingly, the impacts of a warming climate. 

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6 p.m. April 15, 2021