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Research Brief: Sedimentation of Lake Powell Tributary Canyons, 1959-2017

Research Brief: Sedimentation of Lake Powell Tributary Canyons, 1959-2017

12/19/2019

Understanding the volume of accumulated sediment present in the inundated mouths of tributary canyons of Lake Powell is an essential first step for estimation of whether, and over what time period, sediment deposits may be evacuated. We analyzed topograph...

New White Paper: Water Resource Modeling of the Colorado River: Present and Future Strategies

New White Paper: Water Resource Modeling of the Colorado River: Present and Future Strategies

12/19/2019

Now available, a new white paper from the Center for Colorado River Studies on Water Resource Modeling of the Colorado River by Kevin Wheeler, Jack Schmidt and David Rosenberg. This white paper is the first of a series of papers to be produced by the Fut...

Featured Paper: The Risk of Curtailment under the Colorado River Compact

Featured Paper: The Risk of Curtailment under the Colorado River Compact

12/02/2019

A new report from Anne Castle and John Fleck indicates that declines in the Colorado River’s flow could force water curtailments in coming decades, posing a credible risk to Colorado communities and requiring serious consideration of insurance protection ...