- Published on Friday, 08 August 2014 16:34
- Osha Gray Davidson
A new generation of weather satellites is helping researchers gain insights into the complex relationship between the cryosphere – the planet’s cold regions – and the climate. With drinking water supplies dwindling around the world, understanding the cryosphere is becoming a front-burner issue.
- Published on Wednesday, 09 July 2014 13:21
- Amanda Lewan
Originally Published by The Guardian – Drought in the south-western US will deplete the vast Lake Mead this week to levels not seen since Hoover Dam was completed and the reservoir on the Colorado River was filled in the 1930s, federal water managers said Tuesday.
- Published on Monday, 14 April 2014 11:02
- Erin Delman
In a concerted effort to remediate the ecosystems along the channel of the Colorado River, Mexico and the United States recently reached a historic agreement to release water from the Morelos Dam at the Arizona-Mexico border. This ‘pulse flow,’ is intended to reach the Colorado River Delta for the first time in 50 years.