The year 2020 has been exceptional in many ways, and that extends to the water year (1 October 2019 – 30 September 2020). On October 28 and 29, scientists, resource managers, and planners convened virtually for the Water Year 2020 Recap and 2021 Outlook meeting. This highly collaborative event was sponsored by the National Integrated…
Flooding in Estuaries
The many forces leading to flooding in estuaries…and Tina Turner
Extremely Warm Days to Continue Under Climate Change
Study looks at the combined effects of heat and humidity under projected climate change
Droughts, Deluges, and Dipoles
Opinion piece examines how the U.S. West went from drought to deluge.
Recent El Niño Consumed West Coast Beaches
Study finds unprecedented levels of winter shoreline retreat along the US West Coast as a consequence of the 2015/2016 El Niño.
Large Storms May Help Snowpack
Future warming in the Northwest may be less severe during large precipitation events.