Environmental flows

The water needs of people and natural ecosystems are expected to become increasingly in conflict. Water managers are cognizant of these pressures, yet there remains a critical knowledge gap of the ecological tradeoffs associated with dam and flow management, including instream flows presently mandated in the Pacific Northwest and elsewhere. Our research aims to advance the science and develop...
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Hydrologic connectivity

Ephemeral and intermittent streams in the southwestern United States exist in a precarious balance between drying and flooding. These extreme flow characteristics structure the ecological processes and productivity of aquatic and riparian communities and shape species life histories over evolutionary time scales. Our research seeks to understand the patterns and drivers of hydrologic dynamism in...
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