CIRC researchers publish a new study on increases in flooding in the Columbia River basin under climate change Laura Queen River flooding in the Northwest kills people, destroys property, and both disturbs and sustains ecosystems. From historic examples such as the Heppner flood of 1903 and the Vanport flood of 1948 to flooding of the…
Study tackles the ensemble spread problem by examining climate change on the Columbia River Basin.
Dams or no dams, climate change signal shows up in streamflow records
Looking for the latest snowpack numbers for the Pacific Northwest? Look no further.
A new study estimates that over 50% of the runoff in the western US comes from snowmelt, yet snowfall makes up only 37% of total precipitation.
Two studies examine Pacific Northwest snowpack under climate change.