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Title: Science You Can Use Bulletin: Our forests in the [water] balance
Author: Matonis, Megan; Luce, Charles; Holden, Zack; Morgan, Penny; Heyerdahl, Emily;
Source: Science You Can Use Bulletin, Issue 5. Fort Collins, CO: Rocky Mountain Research Station. 9 p.
Publication Series: Science Bulletins and Newsletters
Description: 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.
Keywords: climate change, water supplies, droughts, ecosystems
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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.
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