The SW CSC has released a request for proposals for projects to be funded in FY15. The six science priorities for this request are:
In the Sierra Nevada, the position of the North Pacific Jet (NPJ) strongly modulates winter hydroclimatology and, therefore, affects both tree growth and fire activity. However, there is som
The flavor of California heat waves is changing: they are becoming more humid and therefore expressed with disproportionate intensity in nighttime rather than daytime temperatures. Moreover,... more
The Southwest Climate Science Center has released its 2015 Annual Science Workplan. This Workplan will help guide research funded through the center beginning in fiscal year 2015 (October 1, 2014... more
The Colorado River is currently in the midst of a 14-year drought nearly unrivaled in over 1250 years. The river’s two massive reservoirs, Lakes Mead and Powell, are now less than half full.