NAU’s 4th Annual Student Water Symposium is now accepting abstracts for this year’s virtual event to be held April 15-16.
SES hydrology Professor Abe Springer is collaborating with NAU Forestry faculty to study the impact of water use by encroaching trees and shrubs in meadow ecosystems surrounding Flagstaff. Changing vegetation means both changing habitat for wildlife and less water for springs and streams. Read more about restoration efforts at azcentral.
Check out this great coverage of Cecily Combs’ undergraduate research! As a Geology major, Cecily worked with ecohydrologist Abe Springer to track the flow of monsoonal rains across forest restoration projects and in and out of our region’s springs. Learn more at NAU’s coverage of undergraduate research.
SES Professor Abe Springer contributed ecohydrology research to a major new study on priorities for spring conservation under climate change. The work is in collaboration with the Springs Stewardship Institute at the Museum of Northern Arizona as well as a long list of agencies, NGOs, and other schools. Read more at NAU News!