The terrestrial water cycle in a warming world

Nature Climate Change, Published online: 04 July 2022; doi:10.1038/s41558-022-01412-7Climate model projections of the terrestrial water cycle are often described using simple empirical models (‘indices’)...

Widespread shift from ecosystem energy to water limitation with climate change

Nature Climate Change, Published online: 04 July 2022; doi:10.1038/s41558-022-01403-8Climate change is expected to impact moisture supply, which is critical for production of food and...

Montana bio station researchers discuss mine risks to salmon rivers

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Mining’s effect on fish warrants better science-based policies

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California’s Dixie Fire shows impact of legacy effects, prescribed burns

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