Between the Lines: Reconstructing monthly stream flows from annual tree rings

This short video and story on EurekAlert! explain how we were able to reconstruct monthly stream flows dating back to the 1400s AD on three rivers in northern Utah from annual tree rings and other data. The peer-reviewed research was recently published in the Journal of Hydrology. These stream flow reconstructions have several applications in … Continue reading Between the Lines: Reconstructing monthly stream flows from annual tree rings

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Measuring success of River Restoration Projects: The Case of the Weber River, UT

Restoration efforts are underway worldwide to restore, improve, and preserve rivers’ ecological conditions. Restoration aims to minimize and limit human-caused environmental damage and bring rivers back to a functioning ecosystem habitat for threatened species. Federal, state, and local governmental agencies who participate in these projects are increasingly challenged to justify their approaches and expenditures. At … Continue reading Measuring success of River Restoration Projects: The Case of the Weber River, UT