With the help of a supercomputer, UW hopes to model water resources in the Colorado River Basin, helping balance growth with the needs of downstream users.
Rocky Mountain Ecology
Scientists are measuring mercury levels in a reservoir near Fort Collins to determine the impact of the High Park Fire.
Nitrogen pollution from cars, power plants and agriculture is affecting remote areas of Rocky Mountain National Park.
Land donated by a prominent rancher in the San Luis Valley is the basis for the USFWS’ Sangre de Cristo Conservation Area.
Research derived from ponderosa pine forests in the Southwest indicates that while low-severity surface fires are common historically, today’s large-scale forest fires are enabled by fire-suppression efforts and other human activities.