Water Research

The long-term goal of this watershed scale project is to build a comprehensive understanding of the mutiple impacts of pinyon-juniper encroachment on Great Basin rangelands. 

Tamzen Stringham
Department of Agriculture, Veterinary & Rangeland Sciences
Start Date: 7-01-2011

Pinyon and juniper research area in Porter Caynon, Nevada

This project investigates how changing snowpacks are modulated by landscape hydrological processes through a multi-scale approach that integrates field observations, remote sensing of snow and vegetation, and physically-based modeling. 

Adrian Harpold
Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Science
Start Date: 7-01-2015

Harpold lab taking measurements