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Click here for original post OCTOBER 19, 2021 Salazar Center and EcoFlight supportWater Studies minor at Adams State Flying above the San Juan Mountains, over the pivots, small houses and tiny cows on the Valley floor, and feeling the rise and fall of elevation in my stomach and the jostling reminder of turbulence, there isa ...
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Streamflows in southern half of upper Colorado River basin declining faster

Data could factor into how water managers develop a plan for shortages Click here for original post Rafters float down the Colorado River in Glenwood Canyon.Chelsea Self / Post Independent New climate data that shows a north/south split in streamflow declines in the Colorado River basin could have implications for water managers as they navigate ...
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Acronyms in Aviation Captain’s Log Starship 1XE, Day 30 in the month September, Earth Calendar year 2021. Nowadays there seems to be an acronym for everything. Whether it is for AARP – American Association of Retired Persons (wish I belonged to that), or on our pilot check lists, like GUMPS,(Gas/Undercarriage/Mixture/ Prop/ Safety belts. Other aviation examples are ...
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Exploring an epic Colorado river during record-breaking drought

Climate change is sucking water from the West’s beloved rivers, but there are lessons to be found in the change. https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/article/exploring-an-epic-colorado-river-during-record-breaking-drought On the third day of a six-day trip down the Yampa River, we started walking. A slurry of flash rainstorms had rattled our tents the night before and raised our hopes the river would ...
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