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Rain events and recharge processes in the San Luis Valley of Southern Colorado

Abstract:

Many drylands around the world are dependent on high-elevation snowmelt for aquifer recharge. Much of the groundwater in the American West relies on precipitation formed in the Rocky Mountains. Understanding how snowmelt-driven recharge may change over time is an important component to sustainably managing these groundwater resources. The San Luis Valley of southern Colorado is the highest elevation area in the United States used for industrial agriculture. Precipitation on the valley floo...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Geography
Oxford college:
Linacre College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-3720-9778

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Geography
Oxford college:
Christ Church
Role:
Supervisor
Institution:
University of Manchester
Role:
Supervisor
ORCID:
0000-0001-9126-7779
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Geography
Oxford college:
Worcester College
Role:
Supervisor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Geography
Role:
Examiner
Institution:
British Geological Survey
Role:
Examiner
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Programme:
Rotary Global Scholarship
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Programme:
AGU Hydrology Section
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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